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The Manawatu is a fantastic place to enjoy a healthy, happy lifestyle. Vautier Pharmacy is at the heart of our vibrant community, with three locations in Palmerston North. We’re proud to be part of a number of events that bring local people together and support health and well-being.

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

Desmond Mupokosa

Hours

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (25 Oct), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun).

Services Provided

Childhood Gastroenteritis Service

Our pharmacy has trained pharmacists available to assess dehydration and provide oral rehydration solutions to children from 3 months - 15 years inclusive. Funded by Midcentral DHB.

Children need to…

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Medicines use review service (MURS)

Medicines Use Review Service enables community pharmacists to work with people who are on complex medicine regimens or have difficulty managing their medications. Our pharmacists are MUR accredited and can…

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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.

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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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.

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

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.

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.

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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Free treatment for bacterial conjunctivitis

Children aged 2-13 years can receive FREE treatment for bacterial conjunctivitis from this pharmacy.  

Children need to be taken to the pharmacy. No appointment is necessary, just visit the pharmacy…

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Wheelchair Access

Yes

Region

MidCentral

Contact Details

746 Pioneer Highway
Takaro
Palmerston North 4412

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746 Pioneer Highway
Takaro
Palmerston North 4412

This page was last updated at 11:18AM on June 8, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Vautier Pharmacy Pioneer Village.