Devonport Pharmacy

devonportPharmacists 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.

By visiting our website patients can request their repeat prescriptions and have them ready prior to visiting the pharmacy.

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

Nicola Murray

 

Email

DevonportPharmacy@7daypharmacy.co.nz

 

Hours

Monday – Friday: 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
We are open on public holidays except for Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Christmas Day and New Years Day.

 

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.

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 medication as prescribed.

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.

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.

 

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 help you to take your medicine at the right time.

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 after unprotected intercourse but may be taken up to 72 hours after.

Incontinence products

Influenza (flu) vaccines
This pharmacy has staff that are trained to give flu vaccines. There is a charge for this service. Please ask about other types of vaccines that we provide.

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 prescribe trimethoprim for women aged between 16 and 65 who have uncomplicated urinary tract infections (if they are not pregnant and have not taken a course of antibiotics within the previous 6 months).

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
New Zealand has just become the first place in the world where you don’t have to see your doctor for your little blue pills.

This pharmacy has trained pharmacists who can prescribe sildenafil to male patients between the ages of 35 and 70 who experience erectile dysfunction. Call in for a private face to face discussion to see if sildenafil is suitable for you.

 

Wheelchair Access

Yes

 

Languages Spoken

English
Arabic
Filipino
Hindi

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