Easier access to rare metabolic disorder treatments

14 April 2021 - PHARMAC is making it easier for clinicians to access six treatments for rare metabolic disorders for ...

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Masterton woman feels abandoned after medical funding rejected

9 April 2021 - Masterton's Allyson Lock feels she is not part of the "team of five million" after her ...

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PHARMAC funding to support access equity research

8 April 2021 - PHARMAC Te Pātaka Whaioranga is proud to support Ngā Kaitiaki o Te Puna Rongoā o Aotearoa, ...

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Grant Robertson says Government focused on PHARMAC solution to cancer treatment

8 April 2021 - A woman who has had cancer says heartbreak has turned to anger at the way she ...

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'It's huge': life-changing cystic fibrosis drug a step closer to being funded by PHARMAC

5 April 2021 - Straight after waking up, Claire Scofield begins each day with a series of treatments – nebulizers, ...

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Decision to widen access to secukinumab for psoriatic arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis

 1 April 2021 - PHARMAC is pleased to announce a decision to widen funded access to secukinumab (Cosentyx) for the ...

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Cystic fibrosis medicine applications to be considered by PHARMAC and Medsafe in parallel

1 April 2021 - PHARMAC met this week with Vertex, a supplier of cystic fibrosis medicines, and with Medsafe, the ...

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New Zealand Pharmaceutical Schedule - 1 April 2021

1 April 2021 - The April 2021 issue of the New Zealand Pharmaceutical Schedule is now available and in effect. ...

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Mythbusting PHARMAC

17 March 2021 - The agency is seeking to dispel some misunderstandings about what it does and how it does ...

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PHARMAC’s drug switch

17 March 2021 - PHARMAC's generic drug swap for epilepsy treatment saved $30 million over five years. But for some ...

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The PHARMAC compromise

17 March 2021 - One thing everybody involved with the inquest into the deaths of six epilepsy patients can agree on ...

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PHARMAC review misses political elephant in the room

13 March 2021 - The governments of many developed nations fund medicines for their citizens after they have gone through independent ...

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PHARMAC saving money at the expense of Kiwis' health

11 March 2021 - Peter Davis’ observations regarding PHARMAC funding new drugs every time there is a change of government ...

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Request for proposals - supply of adalimumab

9 March 2021 - PHARMAC invites proposals for the supply of adalimumab in New Zealand. ...

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Pacific pharmacists want inclusion on PHARMAC review

6 March 2021 - The President of the Pacific Pharmacists’Association, Kasey Brown, says a review of New Zealand’s drug buying ...

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