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MedsCheck


What is a MedsCheck?

A MedsCheck is a service performed by our pharmacists, in
the pharmacy, and reviews all your medications. There is a
focus on education and self-management, and we aim to
identify any problems that you may be experiencing with your
medicines. We also help you learn more about your
medicines, help you to use your medicines effectively, and
discuss ways to best store your medicines.

Plus it's entirely FREE.

Why have a MedsCheck?

A MedsCheck will help you :

 minimise the risk of a misadventure with any of your
medicine
 have a better understanding of all your medicines
 feel more confident that you are taking the right medicines
at the right time
 ensure that your medicines are working for you
 think of the best way to store your medicines

How does a MedsCheck work?

Many people often find themselves on multiple medications to manage multiple conditions. Every year in
Australian over 200,000 people are admitted to hospitals due to medication problems. At least half of these
admissions could be avoided through better medication management.

A MedsCheck offers one-on-one time with one of our friendly pharmacists ,in our private consulting rooms, and
takes about 20-30 minutes. After the meeting our pharmacist will:

• produce a printed summary of all your regular medicines, including any over-the-counter or natural medicines
• produce a documented “Action Plan” that will help ensure you are taking the right medicine at the right time
• ensure that all your questions about your medicine have been answered

Next steps

A MedsCheck is a FREE service that can help improve your understanding and confidence in all aspects of your
medication. This will help you get the most out of your medication and avoid an unnecessary trip to the hospital.

If you are taking 5 or more medications contact us today for your FREE MedsCheck.

If you are on less than 5 medications please still feel free to come and chat to our pharmacists about any of your
health queries or questions about your medicine.

Warning - Always read the label. Use only as directed. Incorrect use can be harmful. Contact your doctor or healthcare professional if pain or symptoms persist. Vitamin supplements may only be of assistance if dietary intake is inadequate. Health information is general in nature and you must seek appropriate medical advice for your personal condition. 

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