Thousands of Australians waiting for 'gamechanger' cystic fibrosis drug

22 September 2021 - Adelaide woman Genevieve Handley has lived with cystic fibrosis all of her life. ...

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Pharmacist substitution of PBS medicines without a prescription during shortages (Serious Scarcity Substitution Instrument)

18 September 2021 - Where a Serious Scarcity Substitution Instrument has been issued by the TGA, community pharmacists can substitute specific ...

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1 October 2021 price disclosure confirmed prices

13 September 2021 - Confirmed 1 October 2021 prices resulting from the 2021 October cycle of price disclosure have now been ...

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PBAC Public Summary Documents (first time decisions not to recommend, deferrals and other matters) – May 2021 meeting

10 September 2021 - The Public Summary Documents (first time decisions not to recommend, deferrals and other matters) from the May ...

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Consumers to have more say on medicine access issues

7 September 2021 - Consumer involvement in Australia’s medicines choices has been further strengthened under a new strategic agreement Medicines ...

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MSD Australia endorses new medicines strategic agreement

8 September 2021 - MSD Australia has today welcomed the signing of a new Medicines Strategic Agreement between Medicines Australia ...

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Landmark new medicines agreements to bring significant benefits for Australian patients

7 September 2021 - Australians will have more affordable, improved and guaranteed access to medicines under landmark long-term strategic agreements between ...

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New strategic agreements with the medicines industry

7 September 2021 - The Australian Government has entered into new strategic agreements with Medicines Australia and the Generic and ...

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Leap forward for patients accessing medicines

7 September 2021 - Medicines Australia has secured a 5 year strategic agreement with the Federal Government, centered on earlier ...

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Four million Pfizer doses arrive to super-charge vaccine roll out

6 September 2021 - Four million extra Pfizer-BioNTech (Pfizer) vaccine doses will begin arriving in Australia in days following a historic ...

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New treatment option for schizophrenia Reagila listed on PBS

6 September 2021 - Adults living with schizophrenia will have access to a new treatment option with Reagila (cariprazine), reimbursed ...

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Updated agenda for the November 2021 PBAC meeting

2 September 2021 - The agenda for the November 2021 PBAC meeting has been updated.  ...

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Price relief as epilepsy drug PBS listed

1 September 2021 - Australian epilepsy sufferers will now be reimbursed for a drug that reduces uncontrolled seizures, as a ...

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Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits - 1 September 2021 update

1 September 2021 - The September 2021 issue of the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits is out and now in effect. ...

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Australia is ending its zero-covid strategy

28 August 2021 - “This is not a sustainable way to live in this country,” declared Scott Morrison, Australia’s prime minister, ...

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