Membership

UFS membership is for everyone who wants pharmacy and medical care with attractive discounts and access to fantastic and convenient services. Most members are attracted to the 20% savings, however, there is much more value to gain from your UFS membership.

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Member Benefits

Discounts, Discounts and More Discounts!

UFS members save up to 20% discount off all retail prices at UFS Pharmacies (excluding restricted PBS prescriptions,  community benefit items sold at cost). Over the course of a year, membership can save you and your family members hundreds of dollars.

  • Up to 20% discount at UFS Pharmacies.
  • 20% discount at UFS Optical. A fully qualified optometrist in store offering bulk billing, 3D digital camera plus a great range of budget & designer frames.
  • 20% discount at Hargreaves St & View St Coffee shops.
  • 20% discount on Homy Ped shoes available at Hargreaves Street
  • 10% discount on products and services from Eden Body & Soul (UFS’ Day Spa & Well-being Centre).
  • 10% discount off boutique cosmetics such as Lôccitane, Shiseido, Napoleon Perdis and fine fragrances (Dior, Georgio Armani, Yves Saint Laurent & Ralph Lauren).
  • Special Christmas member discounts, giveaways & Member VIP nights (Nov/Dec)
  • 6% discount on GMHBA Health Insurance (conditions apply).
  • $100 off the joining fee @ Fernwood Fitness (conditions apply).

Member Services

UFS members have access to an ever expanding range of member services. These services are either provided free to members or offered at substantially discounted prices. These services include:


We’re Open Late For Your Convenience

You and your kids aren’t always sick between the hours of 9am to 5pm and that these days working late can mean forgetting to pick up a prescription before the close of business. So, UFS is open late at the following pharmacies:

View Street We’re open when you need us, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Hargreaves Street
Monday – Friday
8:30am to 6:00pm

Saturday
8:30am to 1:00pm

Sunday
Closed

Strathfieldsaye 

Monday – Friday
8:30am to 6:00pm

Saturday
8:30am to 1:00pm

Sunday
Closed

Maiden Gully

Monday – Friday
8:30am to 6:00pm

Saturday
8:30am to 1:00pm

Sunday
Closed


Community Magazine

UFS produces its own member’s magazine which is mailed directly to members three times a year. Community Magazine is a great way for us to keep in touch with members, communicating great specials and telling you all about new products and services.

Community Magazine – Spring/ Summer 2018 Issue

The Spring issue of Healthy Community is full of great device on hayfever, asthma and much more!

Community Magazine – Autumn/Winter 2018 Issue

The Autumn/Winter issue of Healthy Community has tips for the flu season and much more!

Community Magazine – Spring 2017 Issue

The spring issue of Healthy Community is full of great advice on hayfever, asthma and much more!.

Community Magazine – Winter 2017 Issue

This issue of Healthy Community is packed with articles from how to avoid the sniffles to healthy, hearty winter recipes that are sure to make you feel toasty.

Community Magazine – Summer 2016 Issue

The summer issue of Healthy Community is full of great hints and tips on how to stay safe on your travels this holiday season, plus much more!

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Community Magazine – Spring 2016 Issue

The Spring issue of Healthy Community has tonnes of great advice and offers to get you ready for the warmer months.

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Community Magazine – Autumn 2016 Issue

This issue of Healthy Community is overflowing with articles, specialist advice and exclusive offers to boost your health and wellbeing as we head towards the cooler months.

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Community Magazine – Summer 2015 Issue

Our summer issue of Healthy Community is here, and is packed as full as the family car with lifestyle articles, specialist advice and exclusive offers, all intended to add extra shine to the festive season and holiday time.

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Community Magazine – Spring 2015 Issue

Fresh spring recipes, ideas for dealing with hay fever, medication management, special UFS member offers and more.

 

 

 


Reciprocal Benefits

Friendly Society Dispensaries/Pharmacies are situated right throughout Australia. Most Friendly Societies will honour your membership card – entitling you to a discount wherever you might be.


Alliance Partnerships

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GMHBA

Health Insurance for Bendigo UFS  Members

Leading not-for-profit health fund GMHBA offers quality health insurance at discounted rates for Bendigo UFS Members.  Members can access up to a 6% discount off GMHBA’s already great value rates and enjoy the convenience of direct debit deductions.

To take advantage of this great offer please contact GMHBA on 1300 446 422 or Request a Personalised Quote. Make sure you quote your Bendigo UFS Membership number” when enquiring.

About GMHBA

GMHBA, like the Bendigo UFS is an Australian not-for-profit, member owned company. With more than 75 years’ experience GMHBA is the health insurer of choice for more than 230,000 Australians. GMHBA provides a range of competitive health insurance options for singles, couples and families.

Switching your current health insurance to GMHBA is easy

If you already have health insurance, GMHBA can help you switch from your current health fund. GMHBA will contact your existing health fund and help you complete the paperwork. Plus you won’t have to re-serve any new waiting periods that have already been served provided you transfer to an equivalent level of cover within 30 days

*Total maximum 6% discount is only available to Bendigo UFS members who pay by direct debit using a bank account, Bendigo UFS members are not eligible for other discounts.

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Fernwood Fitness

Save $100* and get fit and foxy at Fernwood, Female UFS members will receive $100.00 off the joining fee when they sign up*.

https://www.fernwoodfitness.com.au/clubs/vic/bendigo/

*Simply show your UFS membership card at Fernwood Fitness when you sign up.

Fernwood Fitness
Phone: 03 5441 8008
Level 1/358 Hargreaves Street, Bendigo


Membership Cards

Your membership cards will be posted to you after joining as a new member.  Your partner and children are entitled to membership cards as additional cardholders as your membership covers your entire household. We require membership cards to be presented for scanning when commencing any transaction.

If you have lost your membership card or require additional cards simply request in store or via phone.


Delivery Service

UFS Pharmacies provides free delivery in urban areas of Bendigo for members who require special assistance or urgent prescription pick-up and delivery. Postal service is also available on request.


It’s like taking your Pharmacist home with you

Webster-pak takes the worry out of medication

If you answer yes to one or more of the following questions, please talk to your UFS Pharmacist about storing your medications in a safe, simple and convenient Webster-pak.

  • Do you sometimes forget or get confused about taking your medication?
  • Do you find reading and opening medication bottles and boxes difficult?
  • Do you have trouble getting into the pharmacy?
  • Do you want to save time and money?

We will be happy to show you how a Webster-pak can work for you and provide any further advice you need.