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Unichem Greenhithe Pharmacy

Pharmacy Service

Today

8:30 AM to 6:00 PM.

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.

Dispensary Manager

Sam Patel

Hours

8:30 AM to 6:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.
Christmas: Open 21 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec. Open 26 Dec. Closed 27 Dec — 28 Dec. Open 29 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan. Open 2 Jan. Closed 3 Jan — 4 Jan.

Languages Spoken

English, Fijian Indian, Gujarati, Hindi

Service Types

Nutritional clinic

Our pharmacy has trained staff who can assess your nutritional needs in our nutrition clinic. We can then prescribe a specific course of treatment.

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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Methadone dispensing

This pharmacy works alongside the DHB methadone programme. Pharmacy staff can administer methadone on a daily, or a takeaway basis, depending on what has been agreed.

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 aides e.g. nicotine gum.

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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Additional Services

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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Incontinence products

Influenza (flu) vaccines

This pharmacy has staff that are trained to give flu vaccines. The flu vaccination is free for people 65 years and older and for pregnant women, for everyone else there…

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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.

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.

Crutch hire

We are able to hire crutches for customers to use. This can be on a daily or weekly basis.

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.

Vaccines

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

Yes

Region

North Auckland

Contact Details

Follow us on Facebook or visit us on www.unichemgreenhithe.co.nz

Please send prescriptions to disp@unichemgreenhithe.co.nz

Shop 2
6/8 Greenhithe Rd
Greenhithe
Auckland 0632

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Shop 2
6/8 Greenhithe Rd
Greenhithe
Auckland 0632

This page was last updated at 1:10PM on August 4, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Unichem Greenhithe Pharmacy.