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Owhata Pharmacy

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9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
  • Child Pfizer vaccine (5-11 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

 

Covid-19 Immunisation for kids ages 5 - 11 years old available at our pharmacy. Book your appointment now to get your kids immunised before school starts.

BOOSTER ( 3rd shot ) Covid-19 is now available - Booster shot is 3 months after your second dose.

SECOND BOOSTER ( 4th shot ) Covid-19 - available in July. - PHONE US NOW TO BOOK IN.  Second Booster shot is 6 months after 1st Booster.

Book your Covid-19 Vaccine on the Book My Vaccine website, or call us at the pharmacy and we will book for you !

Choose "Coulter Rd, Owhata" as your location - then   "Owhata Pharmacy, next door to Tiaho Medical Centre"

You need to wait at the pharmacy 15 minutes after your vaccine.

Covid-19 pass

My Vaccination Documents - get in person

Our service can help you request and print the following documents:

  • My Vaccine Pass
  • International Travel Vaccination Certificate
  • Your vaccination record

Face Mask Exemption Pass - get in person

Our service can assist you to print and apply for a Face Mask Exemption Pass.

Covid-19 testing

Testing for International Travel

This clinic provides RAT pre-departure testing for people who are travelling. Please call to book an appointment.  $80 charge.

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.

 

We are next door to Tiaho Medical Centre, a friendly group of GP's and Nurses who are welcoming new patients - come in and enrol - its free to enrol.

Charges

FREE   sachet packing rolls -  easier to use than Medico packs,  and packaged for you for FREE only at our pharmacy.

Superior robotic packaged medication rolls to make it easier for you to take your medications.     Please ask.

Free prescriptions provided after you reach your Prescription Subsidy card.  

FREE prescriptions for all children under 14 years old.

Hours

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed 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), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun), Matariki (14 Jul).

Languages Spoken

English

Services Provided

Influenza (flu) vaccines

This pharmacy has staff that are trained and authorised to give flu vaccinations. Many pharmacies will vaccinate children – call the pharmacy to check first.

Flu vaccinations are free for those…

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My Vaccination Documents - get in person

Our service can help you request and print the following documents:

  • My Vaccine Pass
  • International Travel Vaccination Certificate
  • Your vaccination record

Face Mask Exemption Pass - get in person

Our service can assist you to print and apply for a Face Mask Exemption Pass.

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
  • Child Pfizer vaccine (5-11 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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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…

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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.

We  provide  FREE …

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Vaccines

  • Influenza (flu) vaccine
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine (MMR)

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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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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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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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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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.

Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) Vaccine

This service has staff that are trained and authorised to give MMR vaccines. The MMR vaccination is free for people aged from 16 to 49 years (inclusive).

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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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.

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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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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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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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.

Covid-19 vaccination booking URL

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

  • Wheelchair access

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Region

Lakes

Contact Details

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

553 Te Ngae Road
Owhata
Rotorua 3010

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Street Address

553 Te Ngae Road
Owhata
Rotorua 3010

This page was last updated at 10:26AM on June 17, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Owhata Pharmacy.