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Australians will be able to access their medications and over-the-counter remedies by ordering online or downloading the new Chemist2U app.

COVID-19 has changed consumer behaviour in many ways and has encouraged shoppers to transact remotely for the benefits of convenience, and not wanting or being able to leave their home. 

The new Chemist2U app streamlines the process to access medicines, pain relief and other pharmacy supplies, while also allowing for treatment to start sooner.       

Partnering with local community pharmacies across metro and regional areas, all prescription medication is dispensed by qualified pharmacists and delivered to the patient’s door as a same-day service.   

Read more: How to visit your doctor online by video using telehealth

“Through the act of staying at home when you’re unwell, we have minimised the spread of not only COVID-19 but other illnesses such as the flu,” explained Chemist2U founder Dr Matthew Cullen.

“Now demand and need has never been greater for a simple, streamlined process to access medicines, pain relief and other pharmacy supplies from the comfort of your home.

“Chemist2U is the next revolution in healthcare, propelling pharmacies into the ‘delivery app’ market, by bringing same-day delivery of medicine and more, straight to your door,” added Dr Cullen.

Read more: Higher costs, more errors when medicines are scarce

Customers can use the Chemist2U app to fill prescriptions, store and access repeat prescriptions and order products ranging from pain relief to vitamins and supplements to over-the-counter medications for delivery within hours for a small delivery fee.     

The app idea was originally conceived when Dr Cullen was a medical student with a part-time job delivering medication to the elderly. He noticed the importance of providing such a service to those in need and the gap in the existing pharmaceutical system.

“I spent years delivering medication to the elderly and incapacitated when I was studying medicine,” Dr Cullen said.

“When Uber and Deliveroo launched in the Australian market, I immediately started to think of how the pharmacy industry could evolve to provide this type of convenience and community service to those in greatest need.”    

Read more: Everything you need to know about electronic prescriptions

Nick Pearson from Aspley Day & Night Pharmacy in Brisbane has also realised the benefits of Chemist2U for his customers. 

“Chemist2U appeals to many people, from time-poor Australians; mums and dads with young children; to customers who don’t have access to transport or have to rely on their carer, family or friends going out to make these purchases,” Mr Pearson said.

“Especially in this time of advised social distancing, we are excited to be able to offer the Chemist2U service to our customers.”

Have you had medications delivered during the pandemic? How did you find the service? Is it easier for you to have medications delivered to your door than have to go to a pharmacy, or do you prefer to talk with your pharmacist?   

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