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.
|Mon – Fri||9:00 AM – 6:00 PM|
|Sat||9:00 AM – 2:00 PM|
Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.
Christmas: Open 23 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec — 28 Dec. Closed 29 Dec. Open 30 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan.
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Long-term conditions (LTC) service
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Emergency contraceptive pill (ECP)
Sildenafil prescribing ( Viagra )
Other Pharmacy Services
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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.
Selected oral contraceptives
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This page was last updated at 3:40PM on October 7, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Northcote Family Pharmacy.