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Westend Pharmacy

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8:30 AM to 6:00 PM.

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.

Hours

8:30 AM to 6:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Languages Spoken

English, Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese Chinese, Gujarati, Hindi, Bahasa Melayu, Hakka

Services Provided

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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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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Vitamin B12 (Hydroxocobalamin) Injection

Our pharmacists are able to do recurring vitamin B12 injections for patients who are prescribed vitamin B12 and are getting regular blood tests for their B12 levels. No appointment required,…

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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.

We provide FREE…

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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 antidepressant medicine advice for patients initiated on an SSRI.

Gout management and patient education

We provide FREE gout management consultation to discuss painful symptoms of gout.

Methotrexate patient education

We assess patients' medication regimen to ensure no interactions, the dose is appropriate, patient understands dosing regimen and red flags of toxicity.

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.

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.

This pharmacy works alongside…

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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.

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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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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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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.

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Region

Waikato

Contact Details

38 Tuhikaramea Road
Dinsdale
Hamilton 3204

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Street Address

38 Tuhikaramea Road
Dinsdale
Hamilton 3204

This page was last updated at 1:21PM on August 9, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Westend Pharmacy.