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 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 stock Bowel Cancer Test Kits in store.  The test is simple and easy to perform and results are highly accurate.  Can be completed in the privacy of your own home and there are no diet or medical restritctions required to perform the test.  Ask our staff for more details.

Bowel Cancer Screening Test Kits

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

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

During your Digestive Health Check, our pharmacist will assess your digestive health and talk to you about how to manage some common digestive issues, which may include diarrhoea, constipation, abdominal pain, bloating or stomach cramps.

Digestive Health Check

Our pharmacist can help you spot the signs of an unhealthy heart, using this comprehensive 9 point check. They will also advise you on any further action you may need to take, and inform you about simple lifestyle changes you can make, to improve your heart health.

Heart Health Check

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 9690 5151.  Please note home deliveries are only available on certain days of the week.  Please double check with our team when you call us for the next available delivery day.

Home Deliveries

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 store offers an excellent range of 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 team members can order items for you if we don’t have them in stock.

Medical Equipment Sales

The MedsCheck is an essential medicines review for all patients. Your pharmacist will meet with you to discuss your medicines and answer any questions you may have. Following your MedsCheck, you, our pharmacist and your doctor can develop the best medicine strategy to help you get the best result from your treatment.

MedsChecks

Our pharmacists and team are on hand to offer you mental health support when you might need it most. We have plenty of resources available to ensure you receive the correct support.

Mental Health Support

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

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

Our comprehensive Pain Management Plan will assess your type and frequency of pain in order to find the best solution for you.

Pain Management Consultationt

Our pharmacists are on hand to assist you with your quit smoking attempt. To effectively manage the cravings, we’ll help you choose the products that are right for you. As well as providing expert advice and support, we’ll help create a personalised quit smoking plan you can stick to.

Quit Smoking Support

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 no wait prescription service? Leave your prescription with us and we will file it accurately and safely. And when you are due to have your prescription filled simply call us and we will prepare it for you before you come into the pharmacy.  We will also keep a comprehensive record of all your medications 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

Some patients need to have their medicines supplied to them in instalments.  Victoria Avenue Pharmacy can arrange this with your doctor to ensure you receive your medicines in either daily or weekly instalments.

Staged Supply

We offer direct billing on approved Transport & Accident Commission claims. Avoid the inconvenience of having to personally claim money back from insurers and let us do it for you. Simply provide us with your TAC Claim number and we will do the rest. Ask our friendly team for more information.

Transport & Accident Commission (TAC) Claiming

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 'Weekly Medicine Pack' 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.

Weekly Medicine Pack

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

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 

Do you have a first aid kit at home and in the car? Do you have a wound which is taking a long time to heal? Are you concerned by a wound you or a family member has? Do you have a wound which requires special dressing? Are you unsure about how to properly manage a burn? Are you about to travel, or do you frequently travel? There are many ways to help manage a wound. Our team are able to determine the correct wound care products for you. We can also determine whether your wound requires some specialist management techniques.

Wound Management