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Bargain Chemist New Plymouth Central

Pharmacy Service

RATS collection site times: Monday - Thursday 9am - 3pm

Customers collecting RATS are requested to wait outside the store (in the car) and call the pharmacy on (06) 241 0106. Please have your R- number ready.

Today

8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

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

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.

Click on the purple box below to book your appointment: We are only Vaccinating from Friday- Sunday 

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

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

 

RATS collection site times: Monday - Thursday 9am - 3pm

Customers collecting RATS are requested to wait outside the store (in the car) and call the pharmacy on (06) 241 0106. Please have your R- number ready.

Description

Bargain Chemist is proudly a 100% Kiwi owned and operated business. Our policy: New Zealand’s cheapest chemist.
We are committed to providing our customers the healthcare they need, at prices they want.

We are constantly working hard to find new ways to save our customers money. We also have bulk buying power, which means we can pass on the savings to our customers.

Why to shop with us:

  • Bargain Chemist does free prescriptions on fully funded items.
  • Big brands of vitamins/supplements are up to 50% off RRP.
  • Big brand perfumes at affordable prices, up to 50% off RRP.
  • Our pharmacists and retail staff are very friendly and knowledgeable, so please do ask them for help! Pop into our store and see it for yourself!

Hours

8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Mon – Sun8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

 

Due to staff shortage from current omnicron outbreak, we are temporarily changing our 7 days opening hours to 8 am to  6pm.

 

Services Provided

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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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.

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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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.

Free after hours prescriptions for under 14s

We are able to fill your under-14 year old's prescription for free (if the medication is fully funded) both within normal working hours and after hours.

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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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)
  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment
  • Walk in

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…

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.

Influenza (flu) vaccines

This service has staff that are trained and authorised to give flu vaccines to individuals 3 years and older. The flu vaccination is free for:

  • people 65 years and older…
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    Vaccines

    • 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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    Covid-19 vaccination booking URL

    Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

    Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

    • Wheelchair access
    • A longer appointment time
    • Support to make decisions
    • Assistance to move around

    Wheelchair Access

    Yes

    Region

    Taranaki

    Contact Details

    8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

    173 Courtenay Street
    New Plymouth
    Taranaki 4310

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    Street Address

    173 Courtenay Street
    New Plymouth
    Taranaki 4310

    This page was last updated at 9:20AM on June 3, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Bargain Chemist New Plymouth Central.