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.

They’re also great for travelling, as you won’t have to pack all those boxes and bottles of individual medicines.

Medico-Paks can be collected weekly, fortnightly or monthly, and we even offer a free delivery service to local residents.

Come into Berwick Pharmacy and speak to one of our pharmacists to learn more about Medico-Paks and see if they can help make your life a little easier.

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Feel like you’re in a makeup rut?

Feel like you’re in a makeup rut?

Our Pharmacy Services

04-12-2019

Feel like you’re in a makeup rut? Need a new look, or wanting to learn some new techniques?

Book a one-on-one makeup lesson with Corinne Jones , and get a makeup refresh, just in time for the festive season.

Bookings available on Friday 13th December. Booking fee of $50 applies, fully redeemable on any Estée Lauder products on the day, with a 10% discount.

Give us a call on 9707-1555, or speak to Glenda, Trish, Marie or Nicole for details and bookings.

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Tips for talking to your health professional

Tips for talking to your health professional

Our Pharmacy Services

21-10-2019

Many people find it difficult to talk about their problems. So to get the most out of your conversation with your doctor, nurse or other healthcare provider, it is important that you are open about providing information. Taking time to prepare and making notes beforehand can help.

Get more tips for talking with your doctor: http://ow.ly/VAMB50wxOiM

#HealthLiteracyMonth also acknowledges that the right communication can help – both you, and your doctor.

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Ask about your medicines

Ask about your medicines

Our Pharmacy Services

Did you know most medicines come with a Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) leaflet? It gives you important information about your medication and will help you understand how to safely take it and possible side effects or interactions.

If you’re still not sure, that’s what a pharmacist is for.

Learn more about getting the right info this #HealthLiteracyMonthhttp://ow.ly/ErJY50wxMG2

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World Pharmacists Day

World Pharmacists Day

Our Pharmacy Services

25-09-2019

It’s World Pharmacists Day, so our pharmacists are celebrating by being at work!

Every single day, our pharmacists do their best to help our patients with their health.
💊Sometimes that means explaining about a new medicine.
💊Sometimes that means dressing a wound.
💊Sometimes that means changing a Medico-Pak for a patient who has just been discharged from hospital with changes to their medicines.
💊Sometimes that means encouraging people to see a doctor.
💊Sometimes that means calling 000 for someone.

Often it means drinking a cold cup of coffee, or shovelling down a super quick lunch, or staying back late. It means working in the evening, and on weekends, and on public holidays.

We are so lucky to have such dedicated, knowledgeable, helpful, passionate, kind and caring pharmacists on our team.

❤️ THANK YOU ❤️

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New Flu Vax stock has arrived

New Flu Vax stock has arrived

Our Pharmacy Services

18-06-2019

Sadly, it’s been a bad season so far this year.

Our qualified pharmacists can give flu injections to people 16 years and over, no appointments necessary. We do have stock of both the adult vaccine and the vaccine for those aged 65+.

Note subject to pharmacist availability. There may be an administration cost involved.

Speak to one of our pharmacists for full details.

The number of confirmed cases has soared to nine times more than this time last year.
More than 18,600 people have been diagnosed with the flu since the season started late last year, nine times more than the same time last year.
 
 
 
 

Meet Mitch our intern pharmacist

Meet Mitch our intern pharmacist

Our Pharmacy Services

07-06-2019

This is Mitch, our intern pharmacist. Mitch has completed his undergraduate pharmacy degree, and is working with us before he does his final registration exams.

Mitch is a big AFL fan. Sadly, he barracks for Collingwood, but don’t hold that against him!

When I asked him what his favourite food is, he replied, “LOTS”. He does think he makes good fajitas.

Mitch thinks Berwick Pharmacy is a great place to learn as there are so many things you see which you won’t see in a smaller place. He loves that our team and customers are easy to get along with.

Make sure you say hi to Mitch next time you see him. And feel free to quiz him with pharmacy questions to prepare him for his exams 😉

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