Pharmacy takes out national business award

A Northern Territory pharmacy has been honoured by winning a national business award.

Country Wellness Pharmacy, which established Winnelie's Save Mart Pharmacy in 2012, was last night named the winner of the start-up award at the 2014 Telstra Australian Business Awards.

The company has pioneered the introduction of telehealth in the Territory, with its development of Consult Direct, which provides scheduling and online medical consultations with patients and specialists.

It has also rolled out a web-based medication management application for a Tiwi