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Unichem Waikiwi Pharmacy

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

Today

8:30 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
  • Make an appointment
  • No appointment required
  • Walk in

Adults - Bookings and walk-ins

Monday to Friday 9.30am to 12noon, then 1pm to 5pm
Saturday 9.30am to 12noon

We are able to accomodate walk-ins - Walk-ins are accepted depending on vaccine availablility.

Children (5 to 11 years old) - Bookings only

Monday to Friday 2.30pm to 5pm
Saturday 9.30am to 12noon

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
  • Also able to print a vaccine record which will show all vaccines including booster vaccinations.

Face Mask Exemption Pass - get in person

Our service can assist you to print and apply for a Face Mask Exemption Pass.

Covid-19 testing

Testing for International Travel

This clinic provides pre-departure Rapid Antigen testing (RAT) for people who are travelling overseas. Please call to book an appointment.

Please note that this test generally need to be taken no more than 24 hours before the scheduled departure of your first international flight from New Zealand.  Please check the requirements on the government websites of the country you are travelling to.

This service is not government funded so there is a charge for this service.

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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.

Hours

8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Sat9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (24 Oct), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), Southland Anniversary (11 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun).

Languages Spoken

English

Services Provided

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… More

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.

Maviret dispensing for hepatitis C

This pharmacy has been registered to dispense Maviret (glecaprevir and pibrentasvir) for the treatment of Hep C and to provide you with counselling to support your treatment. You will not…

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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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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…

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Disability aids

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

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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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.

Vaccines

  • Cholera vaccine
  • Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine (Tdap)
  • 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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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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
  • Child Pfizer vaccine (5-11 years)
  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment
  • No appointment required
  • Walk in

Adults - Bookings and walk-ins

Monday to Friday 9.30am to 12noon, then 1pm to 5pm
Saturday 9.30am to 12noon

We are able to accomodate walk-ins - Walk-ins are accepted depending…

More

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
  • Also able to print a vaccine record which will…

    More

Face Mask Exemption Pass - get in person

Our service can assist you to print and apply for a Face Mask Exemption Pass.

Covid-19 vaccination booking URL

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

  • Wheelchair access
  • Support to make decisions
  • Assistance to move around

If you would like additional support or assistance at your vaccine appointment, you can let us know when you book your slot.

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Region

Southland

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Contact Details

8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

280 North Road
Waikiwi
Invercargill 9810

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Street Address

280 North Road
Waikiwi
Invercargill 9810

This page was last updated at 4:53PM on June 22, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Unichem Waikiwi Pharmacy.