Epilepsy sufferer says victims of PHARMAC drug switch should be compensated

19 November 2019 - An epilepsy sufferer who urged others to boycott the Government's change in anti-epileptic drug medication is ...

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Nancy Brunning's death: calls for PHARMAC reform

18 November 2019 - There are calls for PHARMAC to be reformed after the death of actress Nancy Brunning. ...

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PHARMAC backs down on epilepsy drug brand switch

15 November 2019 - PHARMAC has backed down on a controversial drug brand switch affecting patients with epilepsy and mental ...

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Meningitis Foundation calls for PHARMAC to protect everyone

15 November 2019 - Following PHARMAC’s announcement stating the meningococcal ACWY vaccine will be available free from next month for ...

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PHARMAC to widen access to the exceptional circumstances process for lamotrigine

15 November 2019 - Patients taking lamotrigine who have concerns about the change can talk with their doctor about remaining ...

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Epilepsy patients 'terrified' after PHARMAC switches funding

14 November 2019 - An epilepsy patient who's been forced to change medication says she's 'terrified'. ...

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PHARMAC widening access to the meningococcal ACWY vaccine

14 November 2019 - The meningococcal ACWY vaccine will be available free from next month for young people in close ...

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Epilepsy NZ calls for halt to drug switch following deaths of three people

13 November 2019 - Epilepsy New Zealand is urging authorities to immediately halt a drug switch following the death of ...

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Lung cancer ALK+NSCLC genetic mutation screening could save lives - doctors

12 November 2019 - Lives are being needlessly cut short because there's no universal testing for a type of lung ...

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Three deaths following epilepsy drug brand switch

12 November 2019 - Three deaths have been reported to the Centre for Adverse Reactions Monitoring after PHARMAC forced patients ...

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Oncologist urges Kiwi lung cancer patients to be screened for access to free medication

11 November 2019 - An oncologist is urging hundreds of Kiwi lung cancer patients to contact their doctor to ensure ...

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Charity to provide free EpiPens as PHARMAC still hasn't funded them

11 November 2019 - A funding boost is set to provide free EpiPens to 2500 children at risk of serious ...

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NZ man Levi Holley selling his belongings to pay for brain cancer treatment

9 November 2019 - It started as a little nagging pain. It turned out to be an incurable brain tumour. ...

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Lack of DHB testing means lung cancer patients could be missing out on life-prolonging drugs

9 November 2019 - New Zealanders with lung cancer could be missing out on a life-prolonging drug because of a ...

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Health minister David Clark: postcode cancer care 'embarrassing'

9 November 2019 - Big differences in cancer care are "embarrassing" for the worst-performing District Health Boards and must be ...

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