Service delivery during COVID-19
|Alert Level||Service Delivery|
|Level 4||All services|
|Level 3||All services|
|Level 2||All services|
|Level 1||All services|
Pharmacists can help to support the health of your family; they can provide advice and treatment for common minor illnesses for all ages.
Pharmacists ensure that prescriptions are dispensed correctly and that the medicine and dose is appropriate for you, so that you receive the maximum benefits from your medicines. Your pharmacist will help you understand what your medicines are prescribed for, how to take them, possible side effects and how to store them.
All advice and treatment is conducted in a professional and confidential manner and most services are provided free of charge and do not generally require an appointment.
For safe disposal, please return any expired or unwanted medicines, or needles/lancets and syringes to your pharmacy. There is no charge for this service
|Mon – Fri||8:30 AM – 5:30 PM|
|Sat||9:00 AM – 1:00 PM|
Please note that that we may be closing early in the week between Christmas and New Year, depending on the numbers of people around.
Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 25 Dec. Closed 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec — 1 Jan. Closed 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan — 7 Jan.
Maviret dispensing for hepatitis C
This pharmacy has been registered to dispense Maviret (glecaprevir and pibrentasvir) for the treatment of Hep C and to provide you with counselling to support your treatment. You will not…
It is very important that you receive regular blood tests while you are taking clozapine. We will check your blood tests to make sure the appropriate dose of clozapine is…
Community pharmacy anticoagulant management Service (CPAMS) – INR testing for warfarin patients
Warfarin is used by some people as a blood thinning medicine e.g. after a stroke. It is important that blood results are regularly checked. This service involves having a quick…
Long-term conditions (LTC) service
This service is designed for people with long-term illnesses who may need support with their medicines. An assessment is used to identify the things that affect their ability to take…
Medicines use review service (MURS)
Medicines Use Review Service enables community pharmacists to work with people who are on complex medicine regimens or have difficulty managing their medications. Our pharmacists are MUR accredited and can…
This pharmacy works alongside the DHB methadone programme. Pharmacy staff can administer methadone on a daily, or a takeaway basis, depending on what has been agreed.
Pharmacy staff are trained to provide a service to help people to stop smoking. This service includes advice and providing quit smoking support aids e.g. nicotine gum.
We provide FREE initial consultation for people to quit smoking, provision of NRT (via Pharmac schedule) and option to refer onto PHO Smoking Cessation Co-ordinator. …
Free after hours prescriptions for under 14s
We are able to fill your under-14 year old's prescription for free (if the medication is fully funded) both within normal working hours and after hours.
This pharmacy can provide you with individually made blister packs of your medicines. These can be supplied weekly, fortnightly, or monthly depending on your needs. This type of packaging can…
Emergency contraceptive pill (ECP)
Your pharmacists are trained to assess whether the ECP is appropriate for you. This is done in a confidential manner. The ECP works best if taken as soon as possible…
Medicine & needles disposal service
Unwanted medicines are often dumped into the toilet, tipped down the sink or put out with the garbage, which starts a journey that can seriously harm the environment. Please return…
Needle exchange service
This pharmacy is part of the needle exchange service and is happy to assist with the disposal of unwanted sharps in a safe, hygienic manner and provide clean needles for…
Sildenafil dispensing for erectile dysfunction
This pharmacy has specially trained pharmacists who are able to prescribe sildenafil for erectile dysfunction in men aged 35 – 70 years who meet specific assessment criteria.
Specialised wound care
Some wounds require extra attention and skill to manage. This pharmacy has staff qualified to do this and can refer you to your doctor if necessary.
This pharmacy has trained pharmacists who can supply the antibiotic, trimethoprim, for women aged between 16 and 65 who have an uncomplicated urinary tract infection.
WINZ and other reports
If you require reports on your medicines or the cost of your medicines please ask a member of the pharmacy team.
Gout Management and Patient Education
We provide FREE gout management consultation to discuss painful symptoms of gout
Methotrexate Patient Education
We assess patient’s medication regimen to ensure no interactions, the dose is appropriate, patient understands dosing regimen and red flags of toxicity
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This page was last updated at 12:15PM on December 23, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Pharmacy 44 on Hinemoa.