Our Pharmacy Services

We are proud to offer you our expert service across a variety of health areas. Our highly trained and caring pharmacists work with you and your doctor to help you and your family reach the best possible health outcomes.  Our many services are listed below.  If you see a service you'd like help with, call your nearest Friendly Care Pharmacy to enquire about availability.  

If you are too sick to go to work and can't get into your doctor, we can provide you with a 1 day absence from work certificate.

Absence from Work Certificates

We can help with all aspects of blood glucose monitoring. We can carry out in-pharmacy checks or set you up with your own glucometer for home management.

Blood Glucose Monitoring

Blood Pressure Monitoring

High blood pressure is often called the 'silent killer'. We can help you keep track of this with our Free blood pressure monitoring service. Come in as often as you like and we can even give you a print out of your results to take to your doctor.

Bowel Cancer Screening Test Kits

We stock Bowel Cancer Test Kits in store.  The test is simple and easy to perform and results are highly accurate.  Can be completed in the privacy of your own home and there are no diet or medical restritctions required to perform the test.  Ask our staff for more details.

Medicines can be confusing. Our pharmacists are experts in medicines advice, especially when it is a new medicine. We can help get you started with your medicines and even if you've been on them for a while - we'll provide you with printed medicines information - best of all it's FREE!

Consumer Medicines Information

If you're having trouble with your blood sugar - come in today and talk to us. Our pharmacists are experts in diabetes care. We will help you understand the reason for your medicines, how the benefit you and how you can take control of your diabetes. It's all about better blood sugar and better long term benefits for you.

Diabetes Assistance

During your Digestive Health Check, our pharmacist will assess your digestive health and talk to you about how to manage some common digestive issues, which may include diarrhoea, constipation, abdominal pain, bloating or stomach cramps.

Digestive Health Check

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Ear Piercing

Our pharmacist can help you spot the signs of an unhealthy heart, using this comprehensive 9 point check. They will also advise you on any further action you may need to take, and inform you about simple lifestyle changes you can make, to improve your heart health.

Heart Health Check

Can't get to us? No problems, we will come to you! If you would like your medicines delivered please just call your local store.

Home Deliveries

Do you suffer from Asthma? Want to breathe with ease? Talk to us about your Asthma medicines. Our pharmacists are experts in how to use Asthma inhalers and other asthma medicines. Often, the slightest improvement in your technique can make big differences in your Asthma control!  

Inhaler Technique Assistance

We offer an excellent range of hire equipment aimed at mobility and home help, depending on your needs. Crutches (in different styles and different heights), wheelchairs, walkers, shower chairs, and over-toilet chairs are some of the products we have available. Our expert team members can track down items for you if we don’t have them in stock.

Medical Equipment Hire & Sales

The MedsCheck is an essential medicines review for all patients. Your pharmacist will meet with you to discuss your medicines and answer any questions you may have. Following your MedsCheck, you, our pharmacist and your doctor can develop the best medicine strategy to help you get the best result from your treatment.

MedsChecks

Our pharmacists and team are on hand to offer you mental health support when you might need it most. We have plenty of resources available to ensure you receive the correct support.

Mental Health Support

At Friendly Care Pharmacies we will soon have a fully qualified naturopath who will be able to assist you with the right natural medicines to help treat your condition or ailment.

Naturopath Consultations - COMING SOON!

We are also a Diabetes Australia accredited Access Point. We can provide subsidised needles, pump consumables and blood testing strips on your NDSS membership.

NDSS - National Diabetes Services Scheme

Our Pharmacy participates in the Needle & Syringe program which allows our patients to return their used Needles, Syringes and Lancets to us for safe disposal.

Needle & Syringe Service

If you're on the road to recovery - we're here to help you. We offer replacement therapies such as methadone alongside oral film options as well. We work closely with your medical practitioner and offer a discreet, compassionate service.

Opioid Substitution Program

Our comprehensive Pain Management Plan will assess your type and frequency of pain in order to find the best solution for you.

Pain Management Consultation

At Friendly Care Pharmacies we are passionate about health care and making our patients as comfortable as possible.  Do you have a loved one that requires palliative care?  Our pharmacists can work with your GP to provide safe and effective medicines in correct doses.  Speak to our friendly team today.

Palliative Care Support

Our pharmacists are on hand to assist you with your quit smoking attempt. To effectively manage the cravings, we’ll help you choose the products that are right for you. As well as providing expert advice and support, we’ll help create a personalised quit smoking plan you can stick to.

Quit Smoking Support

Influenza, Whooping Cough & Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR) vaccines can be administered by our specially trained pharmacists without a prescription. No appointment required. Please ask our staff for further details.

Pharmacist Vaccination Service

Storage of expired and unwanted medicines in the home can lead to environmental damage. There is a free and convenient way to dispose of your unwanted medicines repsonsibly via your local pharmacy, and it's called Return Unwanted Medicines (or The RUM Project).

Return Unwanted Medicines

Running out of time? Why don't you try our mobile ordering prescription service? Leave your prescription with us and we will file it accurately and safely. When you are due to have your prescription filled, we will send you a phone notification. You will always know how many repeats you have left with the help of our FREE Scripts Management App - Medadvisor/myPharmacyLink (available on the Apple Apps or Google Play Store). We will also keep a comprehensive record of all of your medication dispensed by our pharmacy, allowing for complete reporting for PBS Safety Net totals and end of financial year tax records to be generated without any hassles.

Scripts on File Reordering Service

Some patients need to have their medicines supplied to them in installments.  Friendly Care Pharmacy can arrange this with your doctor to ensure you receive your medicines in either daily or weekly installments.

Staged Supply

Our pharmacist team is able to assist you with statutory declarations and certifying copies of official documents.

Statutory Declarations / Witnessing Documents

If you or a loved one are taking multiple medications and are concerned with getting it all right we can help. A Websterpak organises all of your weekly medication doses into one pack. It organises your doses for each day and time of day and takes the stress out of managing complex medication regimens.

Websterpaks

Staying healthy can be a struggle - especially with time pressures all around us. We can help with your weight journey with the right medical advice and a range of options to assist you kick your goals. Come and talk to trained professionals who will support you, as a person with the right care and advice. 

Weight Loss Assistance

Need to monitor your weight? Easy - we can help you chart your weight progress. Each time you come in we can record your weight then give you print outs of how you're progessing over time. It's all about little goals over a long time.

Weight Recording

We offer direct billing on approved worker's compensation claims. Avoid the inconvenience of having to personally claim money back from insurers and let us do it for you.

Workers' Compensation Claiming

Do you have a first aid kit at home and in the car? Do you have a wound which is taking a long time to heal? Are you concerned by a wound you or a family member has? Do you have a wound which requires special dressing? Are you unsure about how to properly manage a burn? Are you about to travel, or do you frequently travel? There are many ways to help manage a wound. Our team are able to determine the correct wound care products for you. We can also determine whether your wound requires some specialist management techniques.

Wound Management

Come in store today and enjoy better health!

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