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Unichem Hunters Plaza Pharmacy

Pharmacy Service

Region

South Auckland

Today

9:00 AM to 5:30 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

Casey Seto

Hours

9:00 AM to 5:30 PM.

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

Please note we have temporarily updated our opening hours for COVID 19 lockdown period.

Public Holidays: Closed Good Friday (2 Apr), Easter Sunday (4 Apr). Open Labour Day (26 Oct), Auckland Anniversary (1 Feb), Waitangi Day (Observed 8/4/21) (8 Feb), Easter Monday (5 Apr), ANZAC Day (Observed 26/04/21) (26 Apr), Queen's Birthday (7 Jun).

Dispensing Services

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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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.

Other Pharmacy Services

Silvasta (sildenafil) dispensing

We now offer the "blue tablet" for men experiencing ED (erectile dysfunction). Please come in store and talk to one of our pharmacists about Silvasta and whether it is right…

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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 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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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.

Disability aids

Wheelchair and crutches hire available. Great daily or weekly rates for hire. Note, an initial deposit will be required for hired items. 

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.

Blood pressure testing

We offer FREE blood pressure checks. Feel free to come in and take your pressure regularly. We also offer very reputable brands of blood pressure monitors (OMRON, BAUER) at very…

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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.

Medicines disposal

We can safely dispose of your unused/unwanted medications.

Weight scale / BMI results

We have a coin operated scale outside the pharmacy which reads your weight and height and gives you a printout of your BMI (body mass index). This will be a…

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Zinc Testing

Free zinc testing in store. Zinc is important for hormone production, immune function and skin and repair.

Charges

Blister Packing Fee: $5 per pack. Monthly cost will depend on how many packs required. Please enquire with dispensary team for further details. 

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Languages Spoken

English, Hindi, Cantonese, Mandarin

Contact Details

Shop 11, Hunters Plaza Mall
217 Great South Road
Papatoetoe
Auckland 2025

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Street Address

Shop 11, Hunters Plaza Mall
217 Great South Road
Papatoetoe
Auckland 2025

Postal Address

Shop 11, Hunters Plaza Mall
217 Great South Road
Papatoetoe
Auckland 2025

This page was last updated at 10:30AM on May 5, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Unichem Hunters Plaza Pharmacy.