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Unichem Tokoroa Pharmacy

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9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment
  • Walk in

Please use the booking link below or call 078867584 for an appointment.  We are vaccinating between 10am and 1pm Monday to Friday.  Walk in’s accepted

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 Vaccine Pass - get in person

Our service can help you request and print a My Vaccine Pass for free. Bring your NHI number if you can when you visit. You do not need to have ID or an email address. You will be asked some personal details so you can be found in the system.

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

Unichem Tokoroa Centre Pharmacy is proud to be locally owned and family operated store providing a freindly service in Tokoroa for over 25 years.

If Tokoroa pharmacy is closed, please check in with the Unichem Health Centre Pharmacy which is open on Sundays and Public Holidays from 4pm - 6pm. 

Hours

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat9:00 AM – 4:00 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), Labour Day (24 Oct).

Languages Spoken

English, Māori

Services Provided

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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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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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…

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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.

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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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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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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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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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.

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.

Vaccines

  • Cholera vaccine
  • Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (Tdap) vaccine
  • Influenza (flu) vaccine
  • Meningococcal vaccine
  • Varicella zoster (shingles) vaccine

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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Influenza (flu) vaccines

This pharmacy has staff that are trained to give flu vaccines. The flu vaccination is free for people 65 years and older and for pregnant women, for everyone else there…

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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.

SSRI patient education

We provide FREE antidepressant 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 swabs 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 

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment
  • Walk in

Please use the booking link below or call 078867584 for an appointment.  We are vaccinating between 10am and 1pm Monday to Friday.  Walk in’s accepted

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is…

More

My Vaccine Pass - get in person

Our service can help you request and print a My Vaccine Pass for free. Bring your NHI number if you can when you visit. You do not need to have… More

Covid-19 vaccination booking URL

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

  • Wheelchair access

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Region

Waikato

Contact Details

221 Leith Place
Tokoroa
Waikato 3420

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Street Address

221 Leith Place
Tokoroa
Waikato 3420

This page was last updated at 1:35PM on January 19, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Unichem Tokoroa Pharmacy.