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9 Lowndes Street, Bendigo, VIC, 3550
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Emily Roberts Amcal Pharmacy
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.
We offer a full compounding service to prepare specialised tailored medicines and products that are not available in 'pre-made' or 'proprietary forms'. Our pharmacists have undertaken specialised training in compounding and participate in ongoing professional development to maintain their skills. Emily Roberts Amcal Pharmacy is the ONLY Compounding Pharmacy in Bendigo!
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
Can't get to us? No problems, we will come to you! If you would like your medicines delivered please just call the pharmacy on 03 5443 7427. *Conditions apply.
Sit down one on one with a pharmacist to reivew your medications. We can help you understand your medicines better and address any problem areas. Getting the best possible benefit from your medicines may mean better future health. We can do this in the pharmacy or in the comfort of your own home. Call us today to book your free appointment.
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
Our pharmacy offers a free translation service through TIS National (Translation and Interpreting Service). We have used this service for Arabic & Farsi speakers - all languages available!
Are you on a number of medications with complex regimens? Do you sometimes miss a dose? Are you worried about taking the right medication at the right time? If you have any of these concerns, a dose administration aid is a simple answer. For a small weekly fee, we can organise your medications into a weekly blister system. This will give you the peace of mind that you are taking the correct dosage at the correct time of the day, and take out the stress of managing medication and scripts. Ask on our friendly staff for further information.
Medication Management Service
We are also a Diabetes Australia accredited sub-agent. We can provide subsidised needles, pump consumables and blood testing strips on your NDSS membership.
NDSS - National Diabetes Services Scheme
Providing sensitive support, we work with your doctor to tailor a program which suits your changing needs.
Opioid Substituion Program
Influenza and Whooping Cough vaccines can be administered by our specially trained pharmacists without a prescription. No appointment required and available day or night. 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 responsibly via your local pharmacy, and it's called Return Unwanted Medicines (or The RUM Project).
Return of Unwanted Medicines (RUM Project)
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.
Obesity is an increasing concern within our community. If you would like advice and guidance on what works best please speak with one of our pharmacists.
Weight Loss Advice and Support
If you can't get to your GP for an influenza vaccine then we can help. Our pharmacist team is able to administer these in the pharmacy.
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 (availble 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 and Reorder Service
We live in busy times and most of us don't like to wait. At the (insert pharmacy name) we offer a no wait script service. When you arrive at the pharmacy your script is ready for collection, with no need to wait.
No Wait Script Service
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
We have partnered with Sleep Therapy (insert pharmacy state here) to provide a local professional sleep apnoea service. We can assist with advice, information, screening, sleep studies and CPAP machines and masks.
Can't get to our pharmacy? No worries, we can organise for your medications to be delivered via our professional delivery partner, Kings Deliveries. *charges may apply.
Crutches, Wheelchairs, Walkers, Walking Sticks, Gophers, Commodes, Shower Chairs, Reaching Sticks and more. We have access to a complete range of medical equipment.
Medical Equipment Hire and Sales
Our store offers an excellent range of Independent Living Aids 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. These items are available for purchase or short term hire. Our expert team members can track down items for you if we don't have them in stock.
Hospital Grade Breast Pumps available for hire.
Stockist of Medela Symphony Breast Pumps
(Insert Pharmacy Name) are happy to pass on the $1 discount on the Government funded Pharmaceutical Benefit Scheme (PBS) to our customers. With the $1 discount, the amount required to reach your Safety Net threshold remains the same. If you take up the $1 discount on prescriptions, it may take you longer to reach your Safety Net entitlements. Our pharmacists are able to help you calculate whether the $1 discount will benefit or affect you reaching the threshold, and will advise you on the most cost-effective option for you.
In the event where our price is greater than a competitor's everyday price or an advertised/promotional price, we will gladly match that price *conditions apply.
Our easy in store haemoglobin test involves a quick finger prick to obtain a small sample of blood. The sample is inserted to our Laboratory Grade Haemoglobin Analyzer and results are given in under one second. If the level produced is outside of the normal range our trained consultants will offer you free advice on how to manage your iron levels or refer you to your doctor for further testing.
Our pharmacist team is able to assist with your statutory declarations and certifying copies of official documents.
Statutory Declarations or Witnessing Documents
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 Services
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