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Life Pharmacy Orewa

Pharmacy Service

Region

North Auckland

Today

8:30 AM to 6:00 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.

Please don't hesitate to contact us directly if you have any questions.

Dispensary Manager

Pam Vincent

Hours

8:30 AM to 6:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sun 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Special Hours

Christmas Day, Good Friday and Easter Sunday: Closed
ANZAC Day: Closed 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
All other public holidays: Open 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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.

Aseptic dispensing

This pharmacy is approved to do aseptic dispensing. This includes preparing eye drops and sterile syringes (for syringe drivers). These products are made by our staff in a sterile environment…

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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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Community pharmacy anticoagulant management Service (CPAMS) – INR testing for warfarin patients

Warfarin is used by some people as a blood thinning medicine e.g. after a stroke. It is important that blood results are regularly checked. This service involves having a quick…

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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.

Other Pharmacy Services

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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Disability aids

Incontinence products

Influenza (flu) vaccines

This pharmacy has staff that are trained to give flu vaccines. The flu vaccination is free for people 65 years and older and for pregnant women, for everyone else there…

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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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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, Afrikaans, Arabic

Contact Details

8 Tamariki Avenue, Orewa

North Auckland

8 Tamariki Avenue
Orewa
Auckland 0931

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Street Address

8 Tamariki Avenue
Orewa
Auckland 0931

This page was last updated at 11:14AM on October 8, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Life Pharmacy Orewa.