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Unichem Waiuku Pharmacy

Pharmacy Service

Region

South Auckland

Today

10:00 AM to 2:00 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

Gary Parker

Hours

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Sat 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Sun 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Special Hours

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day, 2nd Jan, Good Friday and Easter Sunday.
Closed ANZAC Day
Open 10.00am - 2.00pm on all other public holidays.

Public Holidays: Closed Easter Sunday (21 Apr), Good Friday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (27 Apr). Open Labour Day (28 Oct, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM), Auckland Anniversary (27 Jan, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM), Waitangi Day (6 Feb, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM), Easter Monday (13 Apr, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM), Queen's Birthday (1 Jun, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM).

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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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.

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 aides e.g. nicotine gum.

Aseptic dispensing

This pharmacy is approved to do aseptic dispensing. This includes preparing eye drops and sterile syringes (for syringe drivers). These products are made by our staff in a sterile environment…

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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

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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Incontinence products

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.

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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Niki pump hospice service

We fill sterile syringes to go in the Niki pump; working with hospices, hospitals and general practice.

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.

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.

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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Ear piercing

Bounty packs for pregnancy

Natural Health

Blood Pressure Checks

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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Wheelchair Access

Yes

Languages Spoken

English

Contact Details

40 Queen Street, Waiuku

South Auckland

40 Queen Street
Waiuku
Auckland 2123

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Street Address

40 Queen Street
Waiuku
Auckland 2123

This page was last updated at 4:43PM on May 30, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Unichem Waiuku Pharmacy.