PHARMAC protest ride from Dunedin ends with conflict in Parliament

22 January 2020 - A couple’s tandem cycle ride from Dunedin to Wellington, to call for increased PHARMAC funding, has ...

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Parents demanding PHARMAC funding boost unleash on politicians at Parliament steps

22 January 2020 - The parents of a daughter with cystic fibrosis have cycled 1300 km from Dunedin to Wellington ...

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Mum says 'miracle' drug saved ill baby Kaan Hunter's life

21 January 2020 - A baby who was given only four months to live after being diagnosed with an extremely ...

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Epilepsy deaths: level of risk in medication brand switch unclear, study says

17 January 2020 - Five deaths in people with epilepsy following a brand switch may be part of an under-represented level ...

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Thousands to benefit as PHARMAC set to fund better diabetes drugs

15 January 2020 - Better diabetes drugs are set to be publicly funded - a breakthrough that will help keep ...

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PHARMAC considering new medicines for type 2 diabetes mellitus

15 January 2020 - PHARMAC is seeking proposals from pharmaceutical suppliers for new medicines that could help New Zealanders living ...

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Proposal to fund betamethasone dipropionate with calcipotriol (Enstilar) foam spray for psoriasis

15 January 2020 - PHARMAC is seeking feedback on a proposal to fund a new topical psoriasis medicine, betamethasone dipropionate ...

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RFP - supply of diabetes agents: SGLT-2 inhibitors, GLP-1 agonists and DPP-4 inhibitors

15 January 2020 - PHARMAC invites proposals for the supply of diabetes agents: SGLT-2 inhibitors, GLP-1 agonists and DPP-4 inhibitors in ...

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It's given me so much hope': PHARMAC announces breast cancer drug deal

15 January 2020 - Wiki Mulholland has watched friends die around her since her terminal breast cancer diagnosis 18 months ...

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PHARMAC seeking views on new breast cancer medicine

15 January 2020 - PHARMAC has reached a provisional agreement with medicine supplier Pfizer to fund palbociclib (marketed as Ibrance) ...

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Coffin drawn through Timaru draws attention to health care 'truth'

14 January 2020 - Camilla and Julian Cox cycled into Timaru on Monday pulling a coffin behind their tandem as ...

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Myeloma NZ calls on PHARMAC to make good on access deal

14 January 2020 - Myeloma New Zealand is today calling on PHARMAC to make good on their proposal to widen ...

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Atomoxetine – further delay in change of funded brand and open access

10 January 2020 - PHARMAC is advising all interested parties that there is a further delay in the listing of ...

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PHARMAC epilepsy drug process questions

10 January 2020 - There are many unanswered questions about PHARMAC's decision to fund only one brand of the epilepsy ...

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'The public deserves to know why' - National intensifies calls for inquiry into PHARMAC after fifth death linked to epilepsy drug Logem

2 January 2020 - The National Party has intensified its call for a ministerial inquiry into PHARMAC's decision to switch ...

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