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Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment
  • No appointment required
  • Walk in

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you can take to protect yourself, your kaumātua and whānau from the effects of the virus. For more information on the COVID-19 vaccines and eligibility visit Ministry of Health - COVID-19 vaccines

The majority of routine vaccinations can now be administered before, after, or at the same time as your COVID-19 vaccinations. The exception to this is the Zostavax (shingles) vaccine where a 7-day gap before or after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 is advised. If you have any questions, please discuss with your healthcare provider.

Covid-19 pass

My Vaccine Pass - get in person

Our service can help you request and print a My Vaccine Pass for free. Bring your NHI number if you can when you visit. You do not need to have ID or an email address. You will be asked some personal details so you can be found in the system.

Covid-19 testing

Designated GP Practice

We offer drive through Rapid Antigen Testing. Please park outside on the designated COVID-19 testing lot and call us. Our team will assist you when available. Please note for non-funded swabs who do not meet the funding criteria, charges may apply. 

Testing for International Travel

This clinic provides pre-departure testing for people who are travelling. Please call to book an appointment, alternatively walk-ins are welcome. We offer Saliva PCR, RT-PCR and Rapid Antigen Tests for International Travels. Results are valid 72 hours prior to departure. Please bring your passport and flight details with you. 

Supervised RATs for NZ Travel and NZ Courts

Supervised rapid antigen testing (RATs) is for unvaccinated people with no COVID-19 symptoms, who require evidence of a negative COVID-19 test result to travel within New Zealand, or for entry into a court of law.

  • For travel, the test must be done within the 72 hours prior to travel (preferably within 24 hours). See the Unite against COVID-19 website for more travel advice.
  • For court attendance, the test must be done within 24 hours.

For more information about rapid antigen testing, view the Ministry of Health website.

Description

Our clinical pharmacists are trained to be medicines experts who can safely dispense medication and provide in-depth consultations. Our pharmacists can provide clinical services such as wound care, over-the-counter medications, immunisations, ear syringing and emergency prescriptions. Your health and wellbeing is our first priority. 

To ensure all our patients can afford medications we are offering FREE medications on all subsidised items, and FREE sachet blister packing. Delivery can be arranged wherever you live. Please feel free to contact our friendly dispensary team.

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. 

Staff

Dispensary Manager

Gwang Su

Ages

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Charges

FREE PRESCRIPTION & SACHET SERVICES

Hours

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Sun9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Matariki (24 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct), Auckland Anniversary (30 Jan), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr).

Languages Spoken

English, Korean, Mandarin Chinese

Services Provided

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment
  • No appointment required
  • Walk in

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you can take to protect yourself, your kaumātua and whānau from the effects of the virus. For more information on the COVID-19…

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My Vaccine Pass - get in person

Our service can help you request and print a My Vaccine Pass for free. Bring your NHI number if you can when you visit. You do not need to have… More

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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Specialised Rest Home Service

We provide clinical pharmacy services which involve an integrated healthcare  approach and working closely with your rest home doctors. Our pharmacists are on call 24-7 to provide after hours dispensing…

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Blood Tests & General Health Consultation

Our pharmacist can provide blood test referral forms to investigate and diagnose any possible concerns you have. If the blood test results come back abnormal, the pharmacist will consult directly…

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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 aids e.g. nicotine gum.

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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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Medicines for HIV Treatment and Prevention (PrEP and PEP)

Our Pharmacist can dispense PrEP and PEP HIV medications and provide free counselling/consultations.

Intravenous Therapy Services

Our Clinical Pharmacists are trained to provide IV infusions and drug therapy requiring an Intravenous access. Our Pharmacist will have an initial consultation with you and the procedure will be…

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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.

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.

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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Blood pressure checks

Our clinical pharmacists will measure your blood pressure and work with your doctors to ensure your blood pressure is normal. We also provide Cardiovascular risk assessment. 

Robotic medicine sachet dispensing service

Robotic Medicine Sachet dispensing is a simple and effective system for managing your medicines without the need to handle multiple bottles and packaging. It can free up your time so…

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Vaccines

  • Cholera vaccine
  • Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine (Tdap)
  • Influenza (flu) vaccine
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine (MMR)
  • 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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Influenza (flu) vaccines

This pharmacy has staff that are trained and authorised to give flu vaccines. The flu vaccination is free for:

  • people 65 years and older
  • Māori and Pacific peoples aged 55…
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    Injection Services

    Our Clinical Pharmacists are trained to provide injectable services. No booking is required. Please bring your prescription with you. For some injectables, such as B12, our pharmacists can provide initial…

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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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    Infrared Acne Therapy

    Our Clinical Pharmacists can have an initial consultation with you regarding treatment options for Mild to Moderate Acne. Our Pharmacists can assess your needs and provide prescription medication and or…

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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.

    Some wounds require extra…

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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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    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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    Hepatitis C Pharmacy Test and Treat

    The pharmacy is contracted to manage hepatitis C in consultation with the patient. This involves an initial finger-prick test for hepatitis C. If the test is positive, the pharmacy will…

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    Ear Syringe Service

    Our Clinical Pharmacist can inspect your ears and treat mild common ear conditions. Our pharmacist will use a special camera/scope to look inside your ear canal. We can also provide…

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    Passport photos

    We provide passport photo services for visa and immigration applications. 

    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.

    We can provide WINZ reports and applications for government…

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    Ear piercing

    Our technicians can provide ear piercing services. No booking is required. Our technician will go through options and styles and provide a pain-free piercing service. 

    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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    Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

    Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

    • Wheelchair access
    • Quiet, low sensory environment
    • A longer appointment time
    • Support to make decisions

    Wheelchair Access

    Yes

    Parking

    Free in front of the pharmacy. Please look for a designated parking with "Pharmacy" written on the ground.

    Region

    North Auckland

    Contact Details

    9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

    Unit 3, 3 Akoranga Drive,
    Northcote,
    Auckland 0627

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    Street Address

    Unit 3, 3 Akoranga Drive,
    Northcote,
    Auckland 0627

    Postal Address

    Unit 3, 3 Akoranga Drive,
    Northcote,
    Auckland

    This page was last updated at 5:43PM on May 27, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Northmed Pharmacy.