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Unichem Kerikeri Pharmacy

Pharmacy Service

Region

Northland

Today

8:30 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

Eddie Mulinuu

Hours

8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Sat 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Sundays & Public Holidays Closed

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Dispensing Services

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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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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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.

Oral Chemotherapy Dispensing

Community pharmacy anticoagulant management Service (CPAMS) – INR testing for warfarin patients

Warfarin is used by some people as a blood thinning medicine e.g. after a stroke. It is important that blood results are regularly checked. This service involves having a quick…

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Smoking cessation service

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.

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.

Other Pharmacy Services

Selected Oral Contraceptives

Your pharmacist is able to prescribe selected oral contraceptives under strict conditions. These include

Ethinyloestradiol (35mcg or less) in combination with Levonorgestrel or Norethisterone

or Levonorgestrel or Norethisterone or Desogestrol…

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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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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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Needle exchange service

This pharmacy is part of the needle exchange service and is happy to assist with the disposal of unwanted sharps in a safe, hygienic manner and provide clean needles for…

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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.

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.

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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Vaccines

  • Influenza (flu) vaccine
  • 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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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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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.

Uric Acid Testing and Counselling for Gout Patients

Asthma Control Testing

Vitamin B12 Injections

On presenting a prescription for a Vitamin B12 injection, our fully trained vaccinator pharmacists are able to deliver the injection on site in the pharmacy.

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Languages Spoken

English, Mandarin, Samoan

Contact Details

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64 Kerikeri Road
Kerikeri
Northland 0230

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Street Address

64 Kerikeri Road
Kerikeri
Northland 0230

Postal Address

64 Kerikeri Road
Kerikeri 0230

This page was last updated at 9:54AM on December 5, 2018. This information is reviewed and edited by Unichem Kerikeri Pharmacy.