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Life Pharmacy Pakuranga

Pharmacy Service

Region

East Auckland

Today

10:00 AM to 5:00 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

Peter Guthrie and Vicky Chan

Hours

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Wed 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thu – Fri 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Sat 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sun 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Public holiday hours: 10:00 am until 5:00 pm

 

Public Holidays: Closed Good Friday (10 Apr). Open Auckland Anniversary (27 Jan, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Waitangi Day (6 Feb, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Easter Sunday (12 Apr, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Easter Monday (13 Apr, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), ANZAC Day (27 Apr, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Queen's Birthday (1 Jun, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Labour Day (26 Oct, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM).
Christmas: Open 23 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec. Open 26 Dec (10:00 AM – 5:00 PM). Open 27 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan. Open 2 Jan (10:00 AM – 5:00 PM). Open 3 Jan.

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.

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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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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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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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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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.

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.

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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Wheelchair Access

Yes

Languages Spoken

English, Cantonese, Chinese, Korean, Mandarin

Contact Details

Pakuranga Plaza (next to Countdown supermarket)
Corner Ti Rakau Drive and Pakuranga Road
Pakuranga
Auckland 2140

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Street Address

Pakuranga Plaza (next to Countdown supermarket)
Corner Ti Rakau Drive and Pakuranga Road
Pakuranga
Auckland 2140

Postal Address

PO Box 51 019
Pakuranga 2140

This page was last updated at 2:44PM on September 3, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Life Pharmacy Pakuranga.