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. 

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

Experts agree that recording your baby's growth can help you and your doctor maintain their health, especially in those critical early months. Our baby weighing service helps you chart their progress with weight, head circumference and length included. Come in today and let us help you with the health of your little one.

Baby Weighing

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.

Hospital Grade Breast Pumps available for hire.

Stockist of Medela Symphony Breast Pumps

Botanical Pharmacy offers a Bowel Cancer Screening Test.  You can purchase the test, follow the instructions and the results will be sent directly to you.

Bowel Cancer Screening

We offer a compounding service to prepare specialised tailored medicines.  Leave your prescription with us and we will send it out to our contracted supplier who will make the required product for you and send it back to our pharmacy ready for you to collect.

Compounding

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

When you can't breathe - nothing else matters. We want to give you an insight to your lungs with our pharmacist COPD screening program. Our pharmacists will quickly have you perform a breathing test. The resulting score means you will know if you're at risk of COPD. Walk in anytime!

COPD Screening

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 they 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

If you or a loved one are taking multiple medicines - we can help. A Dose Administration Aid 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 taking your medicines.

Dose Administration Aids

(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.

Discounted Prescription Medicines

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 9866 2634.  Deliveries are available Monday - Friday.

Local Deliveries

Sit down one on one with a pharmacist to review your medicines. 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.  Call us today to book your free appointment.

 In-Store Medicines Reviews

If you can't get to your GP for an influenza vaccine then we can help. Our pharmacist team are trained to administer flu shots in the pharmacy.

Influenza Vaccination

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

Have you been prescribed blood thinners? We can help you. Our pharmacists are medicine experts who help many patients achieve the right dose for their 'blood thinner' medicines.

INR Recording

Our store offers 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 front shop staff can track down items for you if we don’t have them in stock.

Independent Living Aids

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!

Interpreting Service

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.

Iron Testing Service

High Cholesterol can lead to a heart attack or stroke. If you're interested in monitoring your cholesterol levels our pharmacists can help. This is especially helpful for patients on cholestrol lowering medicines. Ask today!

Lipid Recording

Can't get to our pharmacy? No worries, we can organise for your medicines and retail products to be delivered via our professional delivery partner, Kings Delivery *charges may apply.

Local Delivery Service

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 Sale

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 organize your medications into a weekly blister pack 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 medications and scripts. For further information, ask one of our pharmacists. A FREE TRIAL OFFER for this service is available for patients new to this service, please enquire with one of our friendly staff for further information.

Medication Management Service

We are a National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) sub-agent. We can provide subsidised needles, pump consumables and blood testing strips on your NDSS membership.

NDSS - National Diabetes Services Scheme

Priority Prescription Service

Running out of time? Why don't you try our phone/SMS 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, simply give us a call on 03 9866 2634.  We will fill your prescriptions and notify you when they are ready for collection.

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

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.

Opiod Substitution Program - Methadone - Pharmacotherapy

Influenza and Whooping Cough vaccine can be administered by our specially trained pharmacist without a prescription. No appointment required and available day or night! Please ask our staff for further details.

Pharmacist Vaccination Service

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.

Price Matching

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)

We have partnered with Sleep Therapy to provide a local professional sleep apnoea service. We can assist with advice, information, screening, sleep studies and CPAP machines and masks.

Sleep Apnoea

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

Statutory Declarations or Witnessing Documents

Do you need help organising your medicines? Often when you're on a few medicines it can be confusing and difficult to take them at the right time every day. A 'Weekly Medicines Pack' is a convenient way of taking medicines. Each week you'll get a pack of your medicines organised by day and time of day. Gone are the days of keeping five boxes of different medicines and being stressed whether you took your morning dose or not. A weekly medicines pack solves that. Ask today!

Weekly Medicines Pack

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

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 achieve 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 Services