North Shore (09) 486 8900
Waitakere (09) 839 0000

Pharmacy Services

Inpatient Pharmacy

  • The hospital Inpatient Pharmacy provides pharmaceutical care to patients in Waitakere and North Shore Hospitals
  • Clinical pharmacists visit the hospital wards providing medicines management and pharmaceutical care to patients
  • All patients are encouraged to bring their medicines into hospital with them
  • The pharmacy team and the medical/nursing staff work togther to identify and resolve any issues with medication
  • Individual patients may receive a review of medication and counselling at a request of the medical team or the pharmacist

Outpatient Pharmacy

  • The hospital Outpatient Pharmacies provide medicines management to patients who are provided with a discharge prescription when leaving hospital 
  • Prescriptions can be filled and medications discussed by:
    • Outpatient Clinic patients
    • Emergency Department patients
    • Community Mental Health clients
    • anyone in the Community

Pharmacy services include

  • dispensing of prescriptions
  • providing access to medicines
  • patient information and counselling
  • blister packaging
  • breast pump hire
  • aseptic preparation of eye drops
  • preparation of medications for syringe drivers


  • North Shore Hospital Inpatient Pharmacy
    Lower Ground Floor
    North Shore Hospital
    Ph (09) 486 8900 ext 2626
    Fx (09) 486 8935
    Monday - Friday: 7.30am - 5.00pm
    Saturday - Sunday: 8.00am -1.00pm
    Public holidays: 8.00am -1.00pm
    Closed on public holidays
  • North Shore Hospital Outpatient Pharmacy
    Foyer, Ground Floor
    North Shore Hospital
    Ph (09) 486 8333
    Fx (09) 486 8332
    Monday - Friday: 8.30am - 6.00pm
    Saturday: 9.00am - 12.00noon
  • Waitakere Hospital Inpatient Pharmacy
    Waitakere Hospital
    Ph (09) 839 0000 ext 6882
    Monday - Friday: 7.30am - 5.00pm
  • Waitakere Hospital Outpatients Pharmacy
    Foyer, Ground Floor
    Waitakere Hospital
    Ph (09) 837 9199
    Fx (09) 837 9154
    Monday - Friday: 9am - 6.00pm
    Saturdays, Sundays and Public holidays: Closed
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