FREE* PHARMACY SERVICE
*for eligible people
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 treatment in Children
Eye inflammation and infections
Minor Skin infections
Eczema or dermatitis
Headlice – nits, kutis, kutu bugs, utu or riha
Urinary Tract Infection ( UTI )
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 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
Those who have been physically isolated due to Cyclone Gabrielle
Those who live in very rural areas * R2 and R3
*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 31st March 2024
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.