Professional Services

For more information or details on any of our programs please contact us at your nearest location (see store locations).

We also have a Frequently Asked Questions FAQ page that you may find helpful [ click here ].

FOOT CARE:
What a foot care nurse can do for you:

  • Assess, by a licensed practical nurse, for fungal and bacterial infections of the nails and toes.
  • Assess for signs of poor circulation in the feet.
  • Assess sores and areas of skin breakage on the feet.
  • Assess and reduce corns and calluses.
  • Trim toe nails.
  • Assess footwear for signs of pressure on the feet.
  • Suggest ways to improve foot comfort.
  • Measure and fit compression hose.
  • Home visits can be arranged as well as in store appointments.
  • All instruments are autoclaved.
  • Foot care nurse trained by Senior Watch.

For more information on Foot Care at your local Pharmasave please visit our Foot Care information page [ click here ]

BLOOD COLLECTION SERVICE:
In-store blood collection:

CUSTOM O/A, LIGAMENT KNEE BRACING AND CUSTOM FIT ORTHOTICS:

  • What is knee bracing and how does it work? (click here for PDF info.)
  • Patient assessment, measurement, fitting and follow-up.
  • Service by appointment at the Wolfville location every Friday (Saturday appointments can be arranged).
  • Service provided by Orthotrends

INR MONITORING:

  • Rapid results so warfarin dose can be adjusted quickly.
  • Enables the more effective management of your condition.
  • Available in-store at select locations.
  • Home visits can be arranged.

MEDICATION REVIEW:

  • Help you to fully understand your medications.
  • Build a relationship with your pharmacist.
  • Ensure you are using your medications properly.
  • Create an up to date and complete medication record that you can share with other health providers.
  • Medication reviews are a benefit under the NS Pharmacare program.

COMPLIANCE PACKAGING (BLISTER PACKING):

  • Reduce reliance on memory.
  • Prescription can be automatically packaged and delivered to you monthly.
  • You will be reminded when it is necessary to contact your physician for refills.
  • Offers a system to remind you when a medication has not been taken.
  • Relieves the pressure on care givers when it comes to administering and controlling medications.

SMOKING CESSATION PROGRAM:

  • Provides a “made for you” plan to overcome your barriers to quitting.
  • One on one private sessions with a pharmacist.
  • A set program outlining the steps required to stop smoking.
  • Provides on-going support.

SPECIALTY COMPOUNDING:

  • We have the capability to meet your unique needs.
  • Prepare medications in dosage forms that best suit your needs. Medications can be put in different forms such as creams, suppositories, troches, lozenges, lollipops.
  • Preparation of medications that are dye and preservative free.
  • Flavoring is available for most liquid medications.
  • House pets to farm animals can benefit from compounding and the finished product can be flavored with a favorite treat.

For more information on Compounding please [ click here ]

HORMONE CONSULTATION:

  • Build a relationship with your pharmacist.
  • Become more aware of how hormones work and their role in your health.
  • Become aware of the role of nutrition in better health.

CLINIC PROGRAM:

To keep up to date on current medical conditions by monitoring:

  • Blood pressure, cholesterol and blood glucose at monthly clinics held in all locations.
  • Bone density using reliable technology.
  • Pulmonary function testing.

LUNCH AND LEARN PROGRAM:

  • Obtain useful information in a social environment.
  • Convenient times in several locations.
  • A great opportunity to ask questions of one of our participating health care providers.
  • Contact the Wolfville Location for more information.