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Life Pharmacy Donna Kerr

Pharmacy Service

Region

Southland

Today

8:30 AM to 8:00 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.

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.

 

Podiatry service available by appointment.

Hours

8:30 AM to 8:00 PM.

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

Public Holidays: Closed Easter Sunday (21 Apr), Good Friday (10 Apr). Open Queen's Birthday (3 Jun, 8:30 AM – 8:00 PM), Labour Day (28 Oct, 8:30 AM – 8:00 PM), Waitangi Day (6 Feb, 8:30 AM – 8:00 PM), Easter Monday (13 Apr, 8:30 AM – 8:00 PM), Southland Anniversary (14 Apr, 8:30 AM – 8:00 PM), ANZAC Day (27 Apr, 8:30 AM – 8:00 PM).

Dispensing Services

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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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.

VIEKIRA PAK dispensing for hepatitis C

This pharmacy has been registered to dispense VIEKIRA PAK for the treatment of Hep C and to provide you with counselling to support your treatment. You will not have to…

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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 aides 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.

Other Pharmacy Services

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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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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Incontinence products

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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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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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.

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

Languages Spoken

English, Mandarin

Contact Details

48 Windsor Street
Windsor
Invercargill
Southland 9810

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Street Address

48 Windsor Street
Windsor
Invercargill
Southland 9810

This page was last updated at 8:48AM on November 15, 2018. This information is reviewed and edited by Life Pharmacy Donna Kerr.