This is a family health initiative designed by the Pharmacy @ Group in Canterbury. The aim is to increase access to health information to people in order to help reduce sickness in our communities and improve the general health and well-being of Cantabrians. All sessions are run by registered pharmacists from the Pharmacy @ Group. … Continued
People who have, or are expecting to require a stoma, which is a surgically created opening in the abdomen for evacuation of body waste, are able to receive education and support before and after surgery. Stomas include colostomy, ileostomy and urostomy. The aim of Stomal Therapy is to provide clients and their families/whanau and … Continued
The service provides: – Support for adults & children (from 4 years) who experience bladder and/or bowel problems. – Assessment, education & treatment on a one to one basis. – Liaison with other health professionals & agencies. – Information & education to the community & health professionals. – A free service except some charges for … Continued
Welcome enquiries and if a particular product is not in the pharmacy they will order it for the customer . Also Medico-packs & delivery to the Spreydon and Barrington area. Walking Sticks, Walking frames ( able to order from photographed order book ) Bathroom essentials for sale ie urinals, pans etc. See Yellow Pages for … Continued
Depend Products give guaranteed protection . Offer a range of extra absorbent products that are comfortable and discreet. For further information phone the Depend Consumer Advisory Service, toll free on 0800 733 703 (this is an Australian answerphone, call after 7.45am)
The Stay Dry Products are: Designed and manufactured in New Zealand; Environmentally friendly; totally washable. Bibs,Briefs,Apron, limb protectors,comfy’s, bed pads, meal time protectors aprons & limb protectors(padded wrap around) Night wear & body suit
If you’re flying long-haul, worried about your health, talk to your local pharmacist about Scholl Flight Socks or visit their website above. Most chemists stock these socks.
Have available home aids e.g. walking sticks, nebulisers, compression stockings, backrolls, hire circulation boosters etc. Blood pressure testing, blood glucose testing also available. Flu vaccinations. Medico packs. Do not have wheelchairs for hire but there is one available in the Shopping Centre.
Unichem New Brighton has walking sticks available. See Telephone Directory (white pages) for full list of UNICHEM pharmacies in the Christchurch area.
The CDHB have funded a free service that can be accessed through your local pharmacy to help you manage your medication. It involves a consultation with an accredited pharmacist and can take place at your local pharmacy or in your own home. 81 of the 109 pharmacies in Canterbury have an accredited pharmacist. It is … Continued