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Unichem Campus Pharmacy

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Due to a vaccination event the pharmacy will close at 5:30pm on Thursday 26th May 2022. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Today

8:00 AM to 5:30 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
  • Child Pfizer vaccine (5-11 years)
  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • 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 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

Testing for International Travel

This Pharmacy provides pre-departure testing for people who are travelling. Please call to book an appointment, or for any queries. 

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

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.

Hours

8:00 AM to 5:30 PM.

Mon – Thu8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Please note: during exam period and University holidays our hours may vary.

Hours reduced during COVID-19 alert level changes (please call us to check).

*Working hours are subject to change -  during Covid Pandemic, and University Holidays or semester changes. Please phone to check*

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, Arabic, Chinese, Filipino, Cantonese Chinese, Mandarin Chinese, Bengali, Hindi, Gujarati

Services Provided

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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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.

Funded Nicotine Replacement…

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Trimethoprim

ECP - emergency contraceptive pill

Your pharmacists are trained to assess whether the Emergency Contraceptive Pill is appropriate for you. This is done in a confidential manner. The ECP works best if taken as soon…

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Insurance

- Southern Cross

- Allianz/ StudentSafe 

- Unicare

Blister Packs

Here at our pharmacy we 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…

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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

Suboxone dispensing

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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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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    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.

    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.

    Passport photos and ID photos

    • Passport Photo*
    • BABY passport photo
    • University ID Photo

    *If you need photos for your passport or visa application, make sure they meet the Department of Internal Affairs requirements for passports…

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    Ear piercings

    • ADULT EAR and NOSE piercing
    • BABY ear piercing

    Southern Cross Insurance

    We can provide direct claiming to your insurance.

    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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    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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    Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) Vaccine

    This pharmacy 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).

    COVID-19 Vaccination

    • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
    • Child Pfizer vaccine (5-11 years)
    • Anyone currently eligible can access
    • 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…

    More

    B12 Injections

    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

    www.bookmyvaccine.covid19.health.nz

    Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

    Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

    • Wheelchair access

    Wheelchair Access

    Yes

    Parking

    Parking on Princes St, Auckland CBD

    Region

    Central Auckland

    Contact Details

    9 Symonds Street, Auckland

    Central Auckland

    8:00 AM to 5:30 PM.

    Unichem Campus Pharmacy
    Level 1 Student Commons
    9 Symonds St
    Auckland 1010

    (Located next to the UBIQ Book Shop)

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    Street Address

    Unichem Campus Pharmacy
    Level 1 Student Commons
    9 Symonds St
    Auckland 1010

    (Located next to the UBIQ Book Shop)

    Postal Address

    Unichem Campus Pharmacy
    Level 1 Student Commons
    9 Symonds Street
    Auckland, 1010

    This page was last updated at 11:13AM on May 26, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Unichem Campus Pharmacy.