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Life Pharmacy Barrington

Pharmacy Service

Today

8:30 AM to 6:00 PM.

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
  • Please provide a valid passport for your International Travel Vaccination Certificate.

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

Testing for International Travel

The pharmacy provides Private Supervised RAT service for International Pre-Travel Departure.  Cost $60 per person.  Please bring along your passport. 

It’s available during our opening hours and bookings are not required. For more information contact us on 03 337 5527.

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

Provides free face masks

This site offers free face masks when people are collecting RATs (subject to availability).

Description

Life Pharmacy Barrington is open 7 days for all your health and beauty needs.

We have a large team of well trained and friendly staff who can help you.

We stock Shiseido, L'Oreal, Revlon, Maybelline, Antipodes, Trilogy, Linden Leaves, MeToday, Swisse, Evolu, Sukin, Ethique, Bonbon Factory, Eye of Horus and more.

Our dispensary staff are trained to help with ECP (morning after pill), Erectile Dysfunction, Urinary Tract Infections, Oral Contraceptive supply, and we have 6 trained vaccinator pharmacists.

Dispensary Manager

Anna McCarthy

Hours

8:30 AM to 6:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sun10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr). Open Labour Day (24 Oct, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Canterbury Anniversary (11 Nov, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Waitangi Day (6 Feb, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Easter Monday (10 Apr, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), ANZAC Day (25 Apr, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Matariki (14 Jul, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM).

Languages Spoken

Afrikaans, English, Mandarin Chinese

Services Provided

Medicines use review service (MURS)

Medicines Use Review Service enables community pharmacists to work with people who are on complex medicine regimens or have difficulty managing their medications. Our pharmacists are MUR accredited and can…

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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.

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…

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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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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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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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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.

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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Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) Vaccine

This service has staff that are trained and authorised to give MMR vaccines. The MMR vaccination is free for people aged from 16 to 49 years (inclusive).

Vaccines

  • Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine (Tdap)
  • Influenza (flu) vaccine
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine (MMR)
  • Meningococcal vaccine
  • Varicella zoster (shingles) 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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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.

Influenza (flu) vaccines

This pharmacy has staff that are trained and authorised to give flu vaccinations. Many pharmacies will vaccinate children – call the pharmacy to check first.

Flu vaccinations are free for those…

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Skincare/cosmetic brands

  • Avené
  • Antipodes  (skincare and cosmetics)
  • Ethique
  • Bonbon Factory
  • Linden Leaves
  • Natio
  • Sukin
  • Trilogy
  • L'Oreal
  • Maybelline
  • Swisse
  • Me Today
  • O.P.I.
  • Revlon
  • Shiseido
  • La Roche Posay

Weight management

  • Optifast
  • VitaDiet

Beauty services

  • Ear Piercing
  • Wedding and special occasion makeup services 

Health & medical equipment hire

  • Vaporisers
  • Breast Pumps

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.

Incontinence products

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
  • Please provide a valid passport for your International Travel…

    More

Face Mask Exemption Pass - get in person

Our service can assist you to print and apply for a Face Mask Exemption Pass.

COVID-19 Care in the Community

  • Home delivery of medicines
  • No co-payments for prescriptions for Covid-positive patients isolating at home
  • Medicine management consultations
  • In-home visits to support OST (opioid substitution treatment)

We are able to offer additional support and funded services to eligible people isolating at home due to COVID-19.

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

  • This pharmacy can deliver the medicine to your home free of charge

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)

  • This pharmacy can deliver the medicine to your home free of charge

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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Wheelchair Access

Yes

Region

Canterbury

Contact Details

8:30 AM to 6:00 PM.

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Shop 54, Barrington Shopping Centre
256 Barrington Street
Spreydon
Christchurch
Canterbury 8024

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Street Address

Shop 54, Barrington Shopping Centre
256 Barrington Street
Spreydon
Christchurch
Canterbury 8024

Postal Address

PO Box 33195
Barrington
Christchurch 8244

This page was last updated at 2:48PM on August 11, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Life Pharmacy Barrington.