Healthcare Services at The Berry Pharmacy
Here at The Berry Pharmacy we provide a wide range of wellbeing services to help our patients manage their health.
Kate Morison is our Berry Pharmacy EN/Mothercraft Nurse, providing a baby clinic every second Friday from 9:30 to 12:30. Kate is able to offer support to families and children aged 0-3 years. Kate has extensive knowledge on sleep and settling, feeding, solids, routines and toilet training. Please drop in or call the pharmacy to make an appointment. Baby scales are available at any time if you would like to weigh your precious bundle.
At the pharmacy, we provide a wound assessment service, we can assess, clean and dress your wound. The service is provided as a one off first aid treatment, or as part of the ongoing management of a more complex wound. Complicated wounds will be referred to your GP for further management.
We are an NDSS agent – supplying all products needed for Diabetic patients to manage their diabetes.
We have extensive experience on a range of blood glucose monitors and we are happy to advice on how to setup and use your blood glucose monitor. A free clean and check service is also available in store.
Blood Glucose Monitoring
Drop in to the pharmacy at any time to have your blood glucose measured with a simple finger prick test. We can monitor your reading over several visits and provide you with a record to take to your GP
Having your cholesterol checked is also just a simple finger prick test. It takes about 10 minutes and you will be given results on the spot, we will also provide you with a record to take to your GP
Blood Pressure Monitoring
Pop in and have your blood pressure checked at any time. We will continue to monitor your readings over several visits and can provide you with a record to take to your GP
We stock the IsoWhey meal replacement range and would love for you to come in and have a chat to our experienced staff who can set up a weight management plan which is both realistic and sustainable. For best results we would recommend regular visits to discuss goals and outcomes, and for your weekly weigh in.
Free Home Delivery
We offer free delivery Monday to Friday, in and around Berry and the outer lying suburbs
FREE Medschecks and Diabetes Medschecks – an in store service with the pharmacist to discuss all of your medications and supplements. This provides you with a greater understanding about what you are taking, what to expect from our medications, and a greater confidence with how to manage your medications.
Home Medication Reviews – a more in-depth review of your medications in the privacy and convenience of your home. This free service is collaborative with your GP to ensure you get the best outcomes from our medications.
Webster packs – a compliance aid to ensure medications are taken each day, as the doctor has prescribed. A convenient way to manage all of your oral medications (including supplements) which also enables greater independence with managing this aspect of your health. This service is free to all Gold Card DVA patients. We offer a weekly delivery service with your Webster pack.
Community Health Talks
We are very passionate about our connection with the local Berry community and also about health. We host our own health talk every few months and bring in local experts to better educate us all on their area of knowledge and expertise. Recently we have discussed such wide ranging issues as nutrition, continence health, and palliative care. We are also happy to help support other local groups who would like one of our team to come along and talk about a particular health topic.
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