Winton Pharmacy Ltd
  • Geoff & Michelle Carleton
  • 266 Great North Road
  • Winton 9720

Winton Pharmacy

Winton Pharmacy


Winton Pharmacy was first established in 1907 by Thomas Walker, and is now owned by
Michelle and Geoff Carleton.

Michelle and Geoff originally owned Carletons Pharmacy in Otautau and in 1999 purchased Winton Pharmacy.They ran both  business's until 2003, when unable to find a Pharmacist to work in Otautau,they converted it to a Depot Pharmacy and dispensed those prescriptions from Winton.
Having brought up children and lived most of their adult lives in Otautau , we have a commitment 
to give as great a service as we can to the people of Western and Central Southland.

Our philosophy is simple, "treat everyone equally,and with the respect we would expect if we were the customer." A friendly face, a warm greeting, and a helpful attitude.
 

Our Purpose:

  • To provide better health outcomes for the community


Our Vision :

  • A specialist team providing advice on exclusive pharmacy products and services.
                     

Our Values:   

  • Empathy: Listen, understand and care
  • Passion: Enthusiasm for community wellbeing
  • Proactive: Use initiative and take responsibility
  • Team Spirit: Work together with respect
  • Fulfilment: Satisfaction in what we do

Lyndon McStay...Pharmacist

Lyndon McStay...Pharmacist Lyndon was born in Invercargill and did schooling there.He then did his Bachelor of Pharmacy at Otago and worked in several pharmacies in Christchurch for 11 years. Then did some overseas travel. He has recently returned to Southland to raise his young children and be closer to family. It is great to have his 15 plus years experince in Pharmacy in our team.
 Lyndon is a keen cricket player and rugby enthusiast.

Geoff and Michelle Carleton...Pharmacist and owners

Geoff and Michelle Carleton...Pharmacist and owners Geoff and Michelle bought Winton Pharmacy from Peter Burdon in 1999. Before this time they owned Carletons Pharmacy in Otautau which had belonged to Geoffs father. Michelle also had worked at Winton Pharmacy after she had finished training as a Pharmacist and before having their three daughters.

Since their children are now working  Michelle has had more time to implement additional health services that they are now offering at the pharmacy. Michelle qualified as an independent vaccinator in 2012 and has been giving flu along with other vaccinations in the pharmacy and out in the community since then.

She has just completed an advanced diploma in Nutrition and can help you with advice in this area. Along with Geoff and Lyndon, she has also got up and running INR testing in the pharmacy (see under health services)
Geoff and Michelle will continue to look at other health services that can be of benefit to the community. Michelle has lots of interests including travel, umpiring netball, reading, pilates, sewing and knitting.....finding it hard to fit everything in.

Geoff is a trustee of the Otautau and Winton Medical centres, also a Rotarian and a keen golfer.
 

Barbara Shaw..Retail Manager

Barbara Shaw..Retail Manager Barbara is our Retail Manager and has worked in this capacity since we took over Winton Pharmacy. Barbara started work with Geoff's father in Otautau many years ago and after her children left home she came back to work for us.

Barbara is our expert on all things retail from Health Supplements to Cosmetics.
She and her partner Alan live in Winton. Barbara's interests are gardening, sewing and her grandchildren.

Rebecca Taylor..Pharmacy Technician

Rebecca Taylor..Pharmacy Technician Rebecca is  a Dispensary Technician. She moved down from Wellington in 2014 to be with her fiancee whose parents own a farm in South Hill End.

As well as a qualified life guard, she is also interested in flying and is working towards her private pilots license.

Lisa Beatson...Pharmacist

Lisa Beatson...Pharmacist Lisa is a qualified Pharmacist and graduated from University of Otago with a Bachelor of Pharmacy in 2003. She then did her internship with us in 2004 and worked as a Pharmacist full time until 2014 when she had her daughter Sophie.

She returned to us at the start of 2015 and works two days a week. Lisa's partner is a farmer at Oreti.

Margaret Johnson...Carletons Health Centre Shop assistant

Margaret Johnson...Carletons Health Centre Shop assistant Margaret has worked for us in the Otautau Health Shop since 2003. She was born and bred in Otautau, bought up her three children and still lives here with her husband Ian.

She is a Grandmother of 5 and enjoys holidaying away to see them. Her interests are tennis, swimming, walking and gardening and she makes a great shortbread!!!

Ashlee Keith...Trainee Dispensary Technician

Ashlee Keith Ashlee is training as a Dispensary Technician.She was born and bred in Winton , did her schooling here and then moved to Christchurch and studied history/politics at Canterbury University.She is married with two busy boys.
 Currently Ashlee is a BOT and PTA member for Winton School. She enjoys spending time with her boys and has a passion for jewellery , reading and gardening
Winton Pharmacy
  • 266 Great North Road, Winton 9720
  • PO Box 125, Winton 9741
Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Saturday 10.00am - 12.30pm

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