Flu Vaccines Available

Flu Vaccines Available

Our pharmacy services

24-06-2020

We just received more flu vaccines!
– Available for people aged 10 years and over.
– Subject to availability of the appropriate vaccine and a trained pharmacist.
– Cost $25 per person.
At an administration cost of $15 per person, government-subsidised flu vaccines are also available for those eligible, including people who:
– are 65 years and older
– have chronic medical conditions
– are pregnant
– are of Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander descent.
Note – those eligible may obtain their flu vaccines from their GP, and this may be bulk-billed.
Appointments preferred to ensure we have supplies of the appropriate vaccine for you. For more information or to book your appointment, please speak to one of our pharmacists.
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It is important to look after your mental health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

It is important to look after your mental health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Our pharmacy services

11-06-2020

We recognise the feelings of anxiety and concern many people may be experiencing during this time. It is important to look after your mental health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
There are plenty of ways to support other people, or be supported if you are feeling anxious or uncertain. People such as as friends, family, loved ones and 24/7 services such as Beyond Blue and Lifeline.
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Your flu shot matters more than ever

Your flu shot matters more than ever

Our pharmacy services

20-05-2020

We encourage everyone to take every possible step to help stop the spread of flu this winter. This will help protect our health system and our most vulnerable populations.

Phone our pharmacy on 8794 7920 to arrange an appointment for your flu vaccine.

Will you install the COVIDSafe app?

Will you install the COVIDSafe app?

Our pharmacy services

28-04-2020

The COVIDSafe app helps find close contacts of COVID-19 cases. The app helps state and territory health officials to quickly contact people who may have been exposed to COVID-19. The COVIDSafe app speeds up the current manual process of finding people who have been in close contact with someone with COVID-19. Learn more here

 

Flu Vaccine Available now

Flu Vaccine Available now

Our pharmacy services

07-04-2020

Flu season is coming, and the flu vaccine is the best way to protect you and your family from the flu.

 

Our trained pharmacists are able to give the flu vaccine to people aged 10 years and over in both Berwick Pharmacy and Eden Rise Pharmacy. Cost is $25 per person.

 

Bookings advisable to  ensure we have supply of the appropriate vaccine, and availability of a trained pharmacist.

 

High risk individuals are entitled to a government-subsidised flu vaccine. The criteria includes: 
– aged 65 years and older
– pregnant women
– Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
– people with certain medical conditions such as heart disease, lung disease & diabetes

People who fulfil this criteria may obtain their flu vaccine from their GP when available, and this may be bulk-billed.

 

However, these vaccines are also available at Berwick Pharmacy and Eden Rise Pharmacy at an administration cost of $15.

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Latest advice from DHHS on physical distancing and other transmission reduction measures

Latest advice from DHHS on physical distancing and other transmission reduction measures

Our pharmacy services

29-03-2020

If you are in doubt about whether you should go out, travel, go to the shops, take public transport, attend an event, go shopping for something you don’t need, or let your children go on a play date – the simple answer is don’t.

Your actions now will reduce the chances of transmission, which protects the health system and saves lives.

 

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How you can make your pharmacy visits safer and quicker

How you can make your pharmacy visits safer and quicker

Our pharmacy services

25-03-2020

If you need to visit our pharmacy to collect your repeats for regular medication , think about leaving your repeats on file at the pharmacy. You can then phone us and order the medication you require.

 

We can prepare your prescriptions and they will be ready for you when you call in (please allow a few hours in case we are busy).

 

This way you only need to visit the pharmacy once and you won’t have to wait around for too long.

Remember that we prefer tap and go cards for payment and if you have any questions about your medication, please ask the pharmacist via the phone or when you are collecting your prescriptions.

Do you need a face mask?

Do you need a face mask?

Our pharmacy services

26-02-2020

Feel like you need to wear a face mask? Sure, you can.
But if you find that they’re expensive or hard to access, please be aware that there’s currently no recommendation that you should be wearing one.
Let’s bust #coronavirus myths:

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Medico-Paks make taking medicines easier

Medico-Paks make taking medicines easier

Our pharmacy services

22-01-2020

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to get more organised, maybe it’s time you thought about having your medicines packed in a Medico-Pak.

Medico-Paks make taking medicines easier. We’ll store your prescriptions safely at the pharmacy, so you won’t need to worry about running out of medicines.

Using the latest technology, our pharmacists and dispensary technicians will prepare an individualised weekly pack for you, so you can easily take the correct medicines at the correct times.

Medico-Paks are clearly labelled with the names, strengths and doses of your medicines, which means you can bring them to medical appointments and doctors can easily see which medicines you take. Read More >