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Family Health Pharmacy (Tuakau)

Pharmacy Service


8:30 AM to 2:00 PM.


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

Ritesh Kumar


8:30 AM to 2:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Sat8:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Closed on Sundays

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Languages Spoken

English, Gujarati, Hindi

Service Types

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.

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…


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.

SUBOXONE Dispensing

This pharmacy works alongside the DHB SUBOXONE programme. Pharmacy staff can administer SUBOXONE 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 aides e.g. nicotine gum.

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…


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…


Additional Services

Sildenafil dispensing

This pharmacy has trained pharmacists who can prescribe sildenafil for men aged between 35 and 70 who have erectile dysfunction. Certain criteria have to be met first before sildenafil can…


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…


Disability aids

We have a range of products available. In addition, if required we can order things in as well.

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…


Incontinence products

We have a range of incontinence products.

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.

We have a range…


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.

Ear piercing

We provide an EAR PIERCING service to all age groups. No appointment is required at any time. We have a wide range of earrings to choose from for ear piercing.

Nose piercing

We provide a NOSE PIERCING service to all age groups. No appointment is required at any time.

Blood pressure check

We can check your blood pressure and advise you accordingly if/when a referral to your GP is required.

Needle exchange service

This pharmacy is part of the needle exchange service and is happy to assist with the disposal of unwanted sharps in a safe, hygienic manner and provide clean needles for…


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…


Passport photo service

PASSPORT PHOTO SERVICE is available at this pharmacy. We can either print the passport photos while you wait and/or email them to you as well. We carry New Zealand passport…


Wheelchair Access



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Contact Details

32B George Street, Tuakau

South Auckland

32B George Street
Auckland 2121

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32B George Street
Auckland 2121

This page was last updated at 1:49PM on January 15, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Family Health Pharmacy (Tuakau).