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. 

Blood Glucose Monitoring

Baby Weighing

Absence from Work Certificates

Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)

Compounding

Blood Pressure Monitoring

Home Deliveries

Diabetes Assistance

COPD Screening

Iron Testing Service

Inhaler Technique Assistance

Home Medicines Reviews

National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS)

Medical Equipment

Lipid Recording

Scripts on File Ordering

Return of Unwanted Medicines (RUM) Project

Pharmacist Vaccination Service

Weight Loss Advice & Support

Websterpaks

Statutory Declarations

Workers Compensation Claiming

Weight Recording

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.  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.

We offer a simple compounding service to prepare specialised tailored medicines and products that are not available in 'pre-made' or 'proprietary forms'.

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 the 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

Balmain Community Pharmacy 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 02 9810 2942*.  Conditions apply.

Home 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. We do this in the comfort of your own home. Call us today to book your free appointment.

Home Medicines Reviews and In-Store Medicines Reviews

Inhaler Technique Assistance

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!

Have you been prescribed blood thinners? We can help you. Our pharmacists are medicine experts who help many patients achieve the right dose and avoid unncessary side effects.

INR Recording

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

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.

Medical Equipment

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

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

Pharmacist Vaccination Service

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.

We live in busy times and most of us don't like to wait.  At Balmain Community Pharmacy 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

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)

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, simply log into your app and order your medicines.  In your app you can view your medication history, number of repeats remaining and also re order your prescriptions.  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.  Ask us about the app today.

Scripts on File and Reorder 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

If you or a loved one are taking multiple medicines - 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 taking your medicines.

Webster Packing

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 Advice and Support

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

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

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

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

Local Delivery Service

Hospital Grade Breast Pumps available for hire.


Stockist of Medela Symphony Breast Pumps

Novalac

Baby Formula

    Karicare

    S26 Alula

    Snugglers

    BabyLove

    Huggies

    Baby Toiletries

      Curash

      Johnsons' Baby

      Vicks

      Fess Little Noses

      Children's Health

        Nurofen

        Panadol

        Contact Lens Care

          Opti Free

          Bausch & Lomb

          Ulta

          Revlon

          Natio

          Cosmetics

            Maybelline

            L'Oreal

            Strepsils

            Betadine

            Durotuss

            Cough, Cold & Flu

              Dimetapp

              Codral

              Biotene

              Oral B

              Sensodyne

              Dental & Oral Care

                Colgate​

                  Listerine

                  Diabetes

                    Freestyle

                    Accu-Chek

                    Gastro-Stop

                    Metamucil

                    Ural

                    Digestive Health

                      Hydralyte

                      Coloxyl

                      Visine

                      Audiclean

                      Ear Clear

                      Eye & Ear Care

                        Systane

                        Refresh

                        Betadine​

                          Band-Aid

                          Nexcare

                          First Aid

                            Jobst

                            Dencorub

                            Jobst

                            Foot Care

                              Footlogics

                              Scholl

                              Palmolive

                              Tresemme

                              Sunsilk

                              Hair Care

                                Pantene

                                Schwarzkopf

                                Nad's

                                Gillette

                                Hair Removal

                                  Nair

                                  Veet

                                  Garnier Nutrisse

                                  Hair Colours

                                    Schwarzkopf

                                    L'Oreal

                                    Revlon

                                    Hand & Nail

                                      Sally Hansen

                                      Manicare

                                      EukyBear Blitz Nitz

                                      QuitNits

                                      Neutralice

                                      Head Lice

                                        Moov

                                        KP24

                                        Zovirax

                                        Blistex

                                        Chapstick

                                        Lip Care

                                          Sunsense

                                          Nivea

                                          Braun

                                          Making Life Easy

                                          Surgipak

                                          Medical Equipment

                                            Breath A Tech

                                            Allersearch

                                            Lynx

                                            Nivea Men

                                            Just for Men

                                            Men's Essentials

                                              Gillette

                                              L'Oreal Men Experte

                                              Natural Instinct

                                              A'Kin

                                              Natural Skin Care

                                                MooGoo

                                                Trilogy

                                                Dymadon

                                                Voltaren

                                                Advil

                                                Pain & Fever Relief

                                                  Panadol

                                                  Nurofen

                                                  Tena

                                                  Palmolive

                                                  Ansell

                                                  Personal Hygiene

                                                    Rexona

                                                    Nivea

                                                    QuitX

                                                    Nicotinell

                                                    Quit Smoking

                                                      Nicabate

                                                      Nicorette

                                                      Dettol

                                                      Natio

                                                      Soap & Bath

                                                        Nivea

                                                        Palmolive

                                                        Cancer Council

                                                        Nivea Sun

                                                        Banana Boat

                                                        Sun Care

                                                          Neutrogena

                                                          Sunsense

                                                          QV

                                                          Bio Oil

                                                          Nivea

                                                          Therapeutic Skin Care

                                                            Neutrogena

                                                            Dermaveen

                                                            Swisse

                                                            Caruso's

                                                            Ethical Nutrients

                                                            Vitamins

                                                              Nature's Own

                                                              Blackmores

                                                              Medical Vita Diet

                                                              IsoWhey

                                                              FatBlaster

                                                              Weight Loss

                                                                Optifast

                                                                Impromy