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Kawakawa Pharmacy

Pharmacy Service

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9:00 AM to 5:30 PM.

Covid-19 testing

Not provided

This practice is not currently providing COVID-19 testing. Please refer to a list of other testing services available.

Testing for International Travel

We prefer you to make an appointment (phone 09 404 0519 to make a booking), but can usually do a walk in test if you don't have a booking.

RATs Community Collection Site (Pre-order required)

Rapid antigen tests (RATs) can be ordered and then collected at this site.

Before going to a collection site, you must place an order via https://requestrats.covid19.health.nz/ OR free call 0800222478

Description

Situated on the main street of Kawakawa in the middle of Kawakawa Township. This business has had many owners since first opening in Kawakawa in 1919. The oldest Pharmacy in Northland was Woolley’s Pharmacy situated in Whangārei and was opened before 1919. Woolley’s Pharmacy then opened a branch in Kawakawa’s main street.

Dispensary Manager

Lara Blaikie

Hours

9:00 AM to 5:30 PM.

Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Sat9:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (24 Oct), Northland Anniversary (30 Jan), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun), Matariki (14 Jul).

Covid testing hours - for GP practices, if hours differ to standard hours

Kawakawa Pharmacy does NOT do Covid testing

Services Provided

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.

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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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.

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…

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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.

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.

Hepatitis C Pharmacy Test and Treat

The pharmacy is contracted to manage hepatitis C in consultation with the patient. This involves an initial finger-prick test for hepatitis C. If the test is positive, the pharmacy will…

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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.

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

COVID-19 antiviral medicine (if you may be eligible but don’t have a prescription)

View the Ministry of Health website for information about COVID-19 antiviral medicine and who is eligible.

To receive the medication please call and talk to the pharmacist first, either immediately…

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Disability aids

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.

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…

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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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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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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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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.

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Region

Northland

Contact Details

9:00 AM to 5:30 PM.

21-23 Gillies Street
Kawakawa
Bay Of Islands

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Street Address

21-23 Gillies Street
Kawakawa
Bay Of Islands

Postal Address

PO Box 43
Kawakawa 0243

This page was last updated at 12:00PM on July 26, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Kawakawa Pharmacy.