The new app helps people to save time and offers advice, product information and pre-ordering of prescriptions to reduce waiting times. Photo Trish Bowman / Capricorn Coast Mirror
The new app helps people to save time and offers advice, product information and pre-ordering of prescriptions to reduce waiting times. Photo Trish Bowman / Capricorn Coast Mirror Trish Bowman

Customers connecting via Cooee Bay Pharmacy app

COOEE Bay Pharmacy owners Paul and Alice Tucker have created a whole new way for customers to connect with them with just the touch of a button.

Paul said he came up with the idea to create an app where his customers and patients could send requests for product, get health advice, assistance in getting scripts filled and more.

"We decided designing an app would be a fun and novel idea," Paul said.

"I started sketching out the idea at home and then met with the developer in Brisbane and he finished it off."

Paul said the app allowed them to communicate with their patrons in a unique and useful way.

"It's pretty exciting. The reason we created it was to keep up with technology and it's a little more convenient for patients.

"So if a mum has a child with a rash they can message through the photo and we can determine what they need and have the product waiting for them to pick up at the counter."

Cooe Bay Pharmacy Pharmacists Alice and Paul Tucker have created a new app for busy people. Photo Trish Bowman / Capricorn Coast Mirror
Cooe Bay Pharmacy Pharmacists Alice and Paul Tucker have created a new app for busy people. Photo Trish Bowman / Capricorn Coast Mirror Trish Bowman

"This is a relatively new thing in health and I don't think there is an app like ours on the App Store at the moment so it is pretty unique for the community," Paul said.

"It also has links to other health websites, our current catalogue and a list of services we offer."

Just enter Cooee Bay Pharmacy in the App Store to download.



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