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Northcross Pharmacy

Pharmacy Service

Region

North Auckland

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.

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

Dispensary Manager

Phillip Tait

Hours

8:30 AM to 8:00 PM.

Mon – Sun 8:30 AM – 8:00 PM

Public Holidays: 8:30am - 8pm

Christmas Day: 10:00am - 2:00pm 

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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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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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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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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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.

Our pharmacists are…

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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.

Epidermolysis bullosa dressings

We supply dressings for patients with Epidermolysis bullosa.  If you or a member of your family have this condition, we are happy to organise and supply your dressings as you…

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Oral Contraceptive - without a prescription

Women who have been prescribed the oral contraceptive by their medical practitioner within the last three years may now be able to purchase a further supply from Northcross Pharmacy without…

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Maviret dispensing for hepatitis C

This pharmacy has been registered to dispense Maviret (glecaprevir and pibrentasvir) for the treatment of Hep C and to provide you with counselling to support your treatment. You will not…

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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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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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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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Incontinence products

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.

Urinary Tract Infections – often called…

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Medicine compounding services

Northcross Pharmacy has pharmacists skilled in pharmaceutical compounding. We are able to manufacture a wide variety of creams, ointments, medicated shampoos, specialist eczema and psoriasis treatments, inhalations, ear drops, nasal…

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Sildenafil dispensing

This pharmacy has trained pharmacists who can prescribe sildenafil (better known as Viagra®, Avigra® Silagra®, Silvasta® or Vedafil®) for men aged between 35 and 70 who have erectile dysfunction (if…

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Herpes zoster (shingles) vaccine - Zostavax®

Zostavax® - the herpes zoster or shingles vaccine - is now available at Northcross Pharmacy.  This vaccine is licensed for those over 50 years of age. Zostavax® protects against shingles…

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Pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine

Whooping cough or pertussis is a highly contagious bacterial respiratory infection spread by coughing and sneezing.  It is sometimes referred to as the "100 day cough".

Infants under 12 months…

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Meningococcal vaccine

Meningococcal disease is caused by the bacterium Neisseria meningitidis.  It is a very serious disease that may cause meningitis, septicaemia and pneumonia.  Even when treated quickly, 1-2 people out of…

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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.

At Northcross Pharmacy we…

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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.

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.

Vaccines

  • Cholera vaccine
  • Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (Tdap) vaccine
  • Influenza (flu) vaccine
  • Meningococcal vaccine
  • Varicella zoster (shingles) 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…

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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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Selected oral contraceptives

Our specially trained pharmacists can supply selected oral contraceptives without a prescription under certain circumstances.

Up to six months’ supply of selected oral contraceptives can be sold to women who…

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Melatonin - Circadin - dispensing without a prescription

Northcross Pharmacy has specially trained pharmacists who are able to sell Circadin - melatonin tablets - without a prescription.  

If you are 55 years old and over and are suffering…

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Charges

Normal government prescription charges apply.

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Languages Spoken

English, Afrikaans, Chinese, Korean, Mandarin, Serbian, Cantonese

Contact Details

Northcross Pharmacy is situated half-way between Albany and Browns Bay on the Northcross corner.  We are located across the road from Shorecare Urgent Care Clinic Northcross.  We are open the same hours as Shorecare at Northcross and can dispense prescriptions for all Shorecare patients.  There is ample parking directly outside the pharmacy suitable for families with young children, the elderly and disabled.  

To contact a pharmacist email: pharmacist@northcrosspharmacy.co.nz

855 East Coast Rd
Northcross
Browns Bay
Auckland 0630

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Street Address

855 East Coast Rd
Northcross
Browns Bay
Auckland 0630

Postal Address

855 East Coast Road
Northcross
Auckland 0630

This page was last updated at 9:55AM on September 16, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Northcross Pharmacy.