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Forrest Hill Family Pharmacy

Pharmacy Service

Region

North Auckland

Today

8:30 AM to 6:00 PM.

Description

We are a local, family-owned pharmacy in the heart of Forrest Hill.

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

Rania Sudzum, Robin Iskander

Hours

8:30 AM to 6:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Dispensing Services

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.

Contract for Smoking…

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Supply of Selected Oral Contraception

Pharmacist trained to prescribe selected oral contraceptive pill for patients upon consultation. 

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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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.

Other Pharmacy Services

Southern Cross easy-claiming

Simply present your member card to us with your prescriptions. If your plan covers the product and it qualifies, Southern Cross will reimburse you directly. 

No paperwork, no hassle. 

Mole Mapping/ Spot Check - $30 per spot/mole

Can check up to 3 moles (starting at $30 for 1 mole) using instore Skin Scope. Pictures will be sent to specialist at Skin Institute and results will be returned…

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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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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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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.

Can give a 3 day…

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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.

Can supply Sildenafil to…

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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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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.

Free of charge - print out for past 12…

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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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Free local deliveries

We are happy to deliver your medications to you. Speak to any one of the pharmacists and let them know you would like this service.

Ear piercing & nose piercing

Can pierce all ages. Can do lobes and cartilage. 

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Passport photos

We can provide online digital passport photos as well as physical prints. Also have application forms available on site, both for new and renewable passports.

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Languages Spoken

Arabic, English, Mandarin

Contact Details

Shop 7
1 Grenada Avenue
Forrest Hill
Auckland 0620

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Street Address

Shop 7
1 Grenada Avenue
Forrest Hill
Auckland 0620

Postal Address

Shop 7
1 Grenada Avenue
Forrest Hill
Auckland 0620

This page was last updated at 9:37AM on March 19, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Forrest Hill Family Pharmacy.