8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.
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.
8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.
|Mon – Fri||8:30 AM – 5:30 PM|
|Sat||9:00 AM – 4:00 PM|
|Sun||10:00 AM – 2:00 PM|
Public Holidays: Closed Easter Sunday (21 Apr). Open Queen's Birthday (3 Jun, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM), Labour Day (28 Oct, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM), Auckland Anniversary (27 Jan, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM), Waitangi Day (6 Feb, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM), Good Friday (10 Apr, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM), Easter Monday (13 Apr, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM), ANZAC Day (27 Apr, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM).
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…
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.
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
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…
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…
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…
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…
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.
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.
- Influenza (flu) 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…
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…
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.
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This page was last updated at 9:59AM on January 29, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Life Pharmacy Taupo.