FREE* Pharmacy Service
*for eligible people
This Winter, our pharmacists are providing Health Consultations and treatments for a range of common conditions. For eligible patients this service can be FREE.
The following health conditions and medicines are included:
Pain and Fever
Diarrhoea and vomiting and dehydration
Eczema or dermatitis
Headlice – nits, kutis, kutu bugs, utu or riha
Call in and make a time to see one of our pharmacists for trusted advice to help you to manage your condition. They can provide treatment options including medicine. If you condition needs further support, they can recommend the best place for you to go for your condition.
Who is eligible to receive this FREE service?
The FREE Winter Health Consultations are available for:
All Māori and Pacific people.
All Children under 14 years of age, or Whānau members of a child with similar symptoms*
Community Service Card (CSC) holders
*For example, if the pharmacist gives your child medicine for scabies and you, or brothers and systems also have symptoms, they may give advice and medicine to all of you.
The service runs from Monday 12 June to Saturday 30 September 2023.
If you don’t meet the FREE eligibility criteria, one of our pharmacists will be able to provide you with advice about your health condition, appropriate treatment options and let you know whether you should also see your doctor or another healthcare provider.
See our pharmacists – first!
We can also provide you with trusted advice on conditions that are not covered by this FREE service.