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Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment
  • No appointment required
  • Walk in

To make an appointment please book via the booking link or call the COVID Vaccination Healthline on 0800 28 29 26. 

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 health provider.

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

Nach Joshi

Hours

Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Sat9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Sun  Closed

 

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).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 25 Dec. Closed 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec — 1 Jan. Closed 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan — 7 Jan.

Languages Spoken

English, Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi, Marathi

Services Provided

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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Anticoagulant counselling

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.

We provide FREE…

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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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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.

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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Vaccines

  • Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (Tdap) vaccine
  • Influenza (flu) 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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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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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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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

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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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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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.

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.

Asthma education for children

We provide FREE asthma counselling and education for children aged 4 - 11 years, including how to use inhaler and spacers.

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment
  • No appointment required
  • Walk in

To make an appointment please book via the booking link or call the COVID Vaccination Healthline on 0800 28 29 26. 

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you…

More

Covid-19 vaccination booking URL

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

  • Wheelchair access
  • A longer appointment time
  • Assistance to move around
  • More space to move around

If you would like additional support or assistance at your vaccine appointment, you can let us know when you book your slot.

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Region

Waikato

Contact Details

Corner of Grandview Road and Hyde Avenue
Nawton
Hamilton
Waikato 3200

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Corner of Grandview Road and Hyde Avenue
Nawton
Hamilton
Waikato 3200

This page was last updated at 6:39PM on October 15, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by West Hamilton Pharmacy.