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Ōamaru Pharmacy

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Rats Collection hours: 9.00am-5.00pm, Monday-Friday and Saturday 9.30am-5.00pm.

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8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment

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 health 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

RATs Community Collection Site (Pre-order required)

Rapid antigen tests (RATs) can be ordered and then collected at this site by:

  • people with COVID-19 symptoms or who are a household contact
  • critical workers who are household contacts
  • border workers who are required to be tested under the Required Testing Order.

Before going to a collection site, you must place an order via https://requestrats.covid19.health.nz/ OR free call 0800222478

 Collection hours: 9.00am-5.00pm, Monday-Friday and Saturday 9.30am-5.00pm.

Description

Pharmacists can help to support the health of your family; they can provide advice and treatment for common minor illnesses for all ages.

Treatment Optimisation Pharmacy

Confused about your health? Not sure about the medications or supplements your taking and their side effects? Here at Ōamaru Pharmacy Ltd. we want to help you optimise your health.

So if you are feeling a little run down, confused about medications and possible interactions then come talk to one of our friendly treatment optimization pharmacists.

We can look at your medication, assess your needs and requirements and tailor products and services to your specific healthcare needs.

Who might enjoy this service?

  • Experiencing side effects from supplements or medications
  • Putting on weight
  • Have noticed a change in your health, well being, mood or energy levels.
  • Keep getting sick
  • Feeling sluggish or tired
  • Not sleeping.

We are proud NZ stockists of Ancient Minerals Magnesium Oil, Nascent Iodine and Prescript-Assist.

Hours

8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Sun10:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Public Holidays we are open 11AM - 12:30PM and 5PM - 5:30PM.

Public Holidays: Open on all public holidays. The following public holidays differ to standard opening hours: Good Friday (7 Apr, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM), Easter Monday (10 Apr, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM), ANZAC Day (25 Apr, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM).

Languages Spoken

English

Services Provided

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment

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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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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Opioid Substitution Treatment Service

This pharmacy works alongside the DHB Opioid Substitution Treatment (OST) programme. Pharmacy staff can administer methadone or Suboxone on a daily, or a takeaway basis, depending on what has been… More

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.

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.

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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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

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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Incontinence products

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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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…

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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.

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.

Vaccines

  • 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…

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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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    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.

    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

    Covid-19 vaccination booking URL

    Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

    Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

    • Wheelchair access

    Wheelchair Access

    Yes

    Region

    Waitaki

    Contact Details

    8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

    171-173 Thames Street
    Oamaru
    Otago 9400

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    Street Address

    171-173 Thames Street
    Ōamaru
    Otago 9400

    This page was last updated at 6:00PM on April 7, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Oamaru Pharmacy.