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Chemist Warehouse Blenheim Square

Pharmacy Service

Today

8:00 AM to 9:00 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.

We offer FREE Prescriptions. We would like to make access to healthcare affordable for all New Zealanders by taking $5 off the standard prescription charge. If your medicine is not fully subsidised there may be an additional cost.

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.

How do I access this service?

Anyone can access

Fees and Charges Description

FREE PRESCRIPTIONS * - We will discount your standard subsidised prescription charges by $5 which will make most of your prescriptions FREE. * If your medicine is not fully subsidised, there may be an additional cost. MEDICO PACKS - FREE

Hours

8:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

Mon – Sun 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Public Holidays: Open on all public holidays.

Services Provided

Immunisation

Immunisation is the safest and most effective way to provide protection for you and your tamariki’s health. For more information view the NZ immunisation schedule. Meningococcal vaccines: Meningococcal B (Bexsero) and Meningococcal ACWY (MenQuadfi). Contact us for availability. Adult flu vaccine: Available from 2nd April 2024.

  • Adult flu vaccine
  • Measles / Mumps / Rubella (MMR) vaccine
  • Diphtheria / Tetanus / Pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine
  • Meningococcal vaccine
  • Shingles vaccine

Immunisation is the safest and most effective way to provide protection for you and your tamariki’s health. For more information view the NZ immunisation schedule.

Meningococcal vaccines:
Meningococcal B (Bexsero) and Meningococcal ACWY (MenQuadfi). Contact us for availability.

Adult flu vaccine:
Available from 2nd April 2024.

COVID-19 antiviral medicine (if you have a prescription from your doctor or nurse)

View the Ministry of Health website for information about COVID-19 antiviral medicine and who is eligible. Paxlovid is the only provided antiviral in New Zealand. You will need a prescription from your doctor or nurse to receive the medication.

View the Ministry of Health website for information about COVID-19 antiviral medicine and who is eligible. Paxlovid is the only provided antiviral in New Zealand.

You will need a prescription from your doctor or nurse to receive the medication.

COVID-19 Vaccination

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 Covid-19 vaccines can be administered before, after, or at the same time as other national schedule vaccines. When the Nuvaxovid vaccine is given at the same time as the Shingrix shingles vaccine or the Fluad Quad flu vaccine, there may be a chance of experiencing a stronger post-vaccination response and you should discuss this with your vaccinator.

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

Covid-19 vaccines can be administered before, after, or at the same time as other national schedule vaccines. When the Nuvaxovid vaccine is given at the same time as the Shingrix shingles vaccine or the Fluad Quad flu vaccine, there may be a chance of experiencing a stronger post-vaccination response and you should discuss this with your vaccinator.

Disability Assistance

Wheelchair access

Region

Canterbury

Contact Details

8:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

Shop 1, Blenheim Square
217 Blenheim Road
Riccarton
Christchurch 8041

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Shop 1, Blenheim Square
217 Blenheim Road
Riccarton
Christchurch 8041

This page was last updated at 11:10AM on June 14, 2024. This information is reviewed and edited by Chemist Warehouse Blenheim Square.