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Unichem Mackays Pharmacy

Pharmacy Service

Our RATs collection site times are Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5pm

Today

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
  • Child Pfizer vaccine (5-11 years)
  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment
  • No appointment required
  • Walk in

Go to; bookmyvaccine.nz and book an appoinment with us.

If there is none available please phone us for an appointment, or walk in, as we can usually provide a vaccine in between booking times.

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you can take to protect yourself, your kaumātua and whānau from the effects of the virus. For more information on the COVID-19 vaccines and eligibility visit Ministry of Health - COVID-19 vaccines

The majority of routine vaccinations can now be administered before, after, or at the same time as your COVID-19 vaccinations. The exception to this is the Zostavax (shingles) vaccine where a 7-day gap before or after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 is advised. If you have any questions, please discuss with your healthcare provider.

Covid-19 pass

My Vaccination Documents - get in person

Our service can help you request and print the following documents:

  • My Vaccine Pass
  • International Travel Vaccination Certificate
  • Your vaccination record

Face Mask Exemption Pass - get in person

Our service can assist you to print and apply for a Face Mask Exemption Pass.

Covid-19 testing

Testing for International Travel

This clinic provides pre-departure testing for people who are travelling. Please call to book an appointment.

Please note that this not a free service. Contact us for a booking and quote.

RATs Community Collection Site (Pre-order required)

Rapid antigen tests (RATs) can be ordered and then collected at this site by:

  • people with COVID-19 symptoms or who are a household contact
  • critical workers who are household contacts
  • border workers who are required to be tested under the Required Testing Order.

Before going to a collection site, you must place an order via https://requestrats.covid19.health.nz/ OR free call 0800222478

Our RATs collection site times are Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5pm

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

Nathan Smith, Michelle Whittington and Marilyn Lithgow

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Walk in

Hours

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Thu8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Fri8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Sat9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Please note, we will be CLOSED on EASTER SATURDAY, due to staff shortages.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (24 Oct), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Taranaki Anniversary (13 Mar), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun), Matariki (14 Jul).

Services Provided

Vaccines

  • Influenza (flu) vaccine
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine (MMR)

Immunisation is one of the most effective medical interventions to prevent infections and has led to the decline of many serious, potentially lethal, diseases. There may be a charge for…

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Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) Vaccine

This service has staff that are trained and authorised to give MMR vaccines. The MMR vaccination is free for people aged from 16 to 49 years (inclusive).

Influenza (flu) vaccines

This pharmacy has staff that are trained and authorised to give flu vaccinations. Many pharmacies will vaccinate children – call the pharmacy to check first.

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Clozapine dispensing

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…

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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…

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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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Opioid Substitution Treatment Service

This pharmacy works alongside the DHB Opioid Substitution Treatment (OST) programme. Pharmacy staff can administer methadone or Suboxone on a daily, or a takeaway basis, depending on what has been… More

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…

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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.

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

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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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

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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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.

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
  • Child Pfizer vaccine (5-11 years)
  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment
  • No appointment required
  • Walk in

Go to; bookmyvaccine.nz and book an appoinment with us.

If there is none available please phone us for an appointment, or walk in, as we can usually provide a vaccine…

More

My Vaccination Documents - get in person

Our service can help you request and print the following documents:

  • My Vaccine Pass
  • International Travel Vaccination Certificate
  • Your vaccination record

Face Mask Exemption Pass - get in person

Our service can assist you to print and apply for a Face Mask Exemption Pass.

Covid-19 vaccination booking URL

bookmyvaccine.nz

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

  • Quiet, low sensory environment
  • A longer appointment time
  • Support to make decisions
  • Assistance to move around
  • More space to move around

We are also happy to vaccinate in your car if you have a suppiort person with you.

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Region

Taranaki

Contact Details

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

289 Broadway
Stratford 4332

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Street Address

289 Broadway
Stratford 4332

This page was last updated at 2:42PM on June 7, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Unichem Mackays Pharmacy.