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Port Chalmers Pharmacy

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Note: This is NOT a RAT Collection Site.  Please refer to the list of RATS Collection Sites. 

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9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

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

Please use the booking link below or call 08000 28 29 26 to 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 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.

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.

Charges

Medication packs:

Monthly packs $7

Weekly packs $7 

New Medico pack: $20

Out of cycle Medico pack changes: $10

Blood pressure testing: $7

Medication delivery: $4.50

Deblistering & halving of tablets: $1 per item

Hours

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

These are temporary hours due to COVID-19, we are reviewing them regularly. Please call us for any enquiries.

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (24 Oct), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Otago Anniversary (20 Mar), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun).

Languages Spoken

English, New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL)

Services Provided

COVID-19 Vaccination

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

Please use the booking link below or call 08000 28 29 26 to make an appointment.

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you can take to protect yourself,…

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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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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.

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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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

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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 vaccinations. Many pharmacies will vaccinate children – call the pharmacy to check first.

Flu vaccinations are free for those…

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COVID-19 antiviral medicine (if you have a prescription from your doctor or nurse)

  • This pharmacy can deliver the medicine to your home free of charge

View the Ministry of Health website for information about COVID-19 antiviral medicine and who is eligible.

You will need a prescription from your doctor or nurse to receive the medication.

Covid-19 vaccination booking URL

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

  • Wheelchair access

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Region

Dunedin - South Otago

Contact Details

24 George Street, Port Chalmers

Dunedin - South Otago

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

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24 George Street
Port Chalmers
Otago 9023

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24 George Street
Port Chalmers
Otago 9023

This page was last updated at 10:14AM on August 5, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Port Chalmers Pharmacy.