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Unichem Huntly Pharmacy (formerly Pharmacy on Main Ltd)

Pharmacy Service

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8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Covid-19 testing

Supervised Rapid Antigen Test for New Zealand Travel

This service is for people who are travelling within New Zealand and require evidence of a negative COVID-19 test result. The test must be done within the 72 hours prior to travel (preferably within 24 hours). See the Unite against COVID-19 website for more travel advice.

To get a supervised rapid antigen test for travel you must:

  • have no COVID-19 symptoms and
  • be unvaccinated over 12 years and 3 months of age, leaving Auckland
    OR unvaccinated domestic traveller over 12 years, travelling with a transport company that requires evidence of a negative test result.

If you have any COVID-19 symptoms or feel unwell you need to visit a COVID-19 testing site.

For more information about rapid antigen testing, view the Ministry of Health website.

Description

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. 

Please don't hesitate to contact us directly if you have any questions. 

Dispensary Manager

Karam Al-Khanaty

Hours

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Auckland Anniversary (31 Jan), 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), Matariki (24 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).

Services Provided

Smoking cessation

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.

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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…

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Methadone dispensing

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.

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…

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SSRI patient education

We provide FREE Anti-depressant medicine advice for patients initiated on an SSRI. 

Sore throat management and provision of antibiotics for the prevention of rheumatic fever

We provide FREE throat swab to screen for Group A Strep, if positive and treatment with antibiotics under standing order for the prevention of rheumatic fever.

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.

Skin assessment programme

Pilot programme looking at inequalities in health outcomes for preventable skin conditions (mild eczema and impetigo).

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…

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Blister packs

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…

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Disability aids

Selected oral contraceptives

Our specially trained pharmacists can supply selected oral contraceptives without a prescription under certain circumstances.

Up to six months’ supply of selected oral contraceptives can be sold to women who…

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Incontinence products

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…

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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.

Trimethoprim dispensing

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.

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Region

Waikato

Contact Details

82 Main Street
Huntly
Waikato 3700

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Street Address

82 Main Street
Huntly
Waikato 3700

Postal Address

PO Box 146
Huntly 3740

This page was last updated at 3:27PM on January 25, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Unichem Huntly Pharmacy (formerly Pharmacy on Main Ltd).