Canada's new drug price rules pushed to next year

1 June 2020 - Canada's drug pricing agency said on Monday that new regulations aimed at lowering costs would come ...

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Expanded PBS medicines listings to provide new treatment options for over 170,000 asthmatics, and new hope for blood cancer patients

1 June 2020 - Australians with asthma and multiple myeloma will have broader access to life changing medicines as a result ...

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New combination therapy now reimbursed for Australians living with incurable blood cancer

 1 June 2020 - New combination therapy now reimbursed for Australians living with incurable blood cancer. ...

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Pharmacist claiming of paracetamol 500 mg with codeine 30 mg tablet prescriptions from 1 June 2020

1 June 2020 - Commencing 1 June 2020, the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme listings for opioid medicines will change. Included in ...

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Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits - 1 June 2020

1 June 2020 - The June 2020 issue of the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits is out and now in effect. ...

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Greater flexibility for Australians with severe asthma with reimbursement of at-home

1 June 2020 - Greater flexibility for Australians with severe asthma with reimbursement of at-home, self-administration delivery of Nucala (mepolizumab) ...

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New Zealand Pharmaceutical Schedule - 1 June 2020

1 June 2020 - The June 2020 issue of the New Zealand Pharmaceutical Schedule is now available and in effect. ...

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Painkiller packs cut down to size as opioid crackdown intensifies

27 May 2020 - The drugs have become household names in Australia: oxycodone, codeine, morphine and tramadol. ...

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COVID-19: UK authorises anti-viral drug remdesivir

26 May 2020 - A drug treatment called remdesivir that appears to shorten recovery time for people with coronavirus is ...

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Record flu vaccines in 2020 to protect Australians

27 May 2020 - An additional two million flu vaccines will available from this week bringing the total number available in ...

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NICE issues final guidance on NHS use of Bayer's Vitrakvi

27 May 2020 - The NICE has published final guidance recommending NHS use of Bayer's Vitrakvi (larotrectinib) for a variety ...

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NICE recommends treatment for type of small-cell lung cancer

27 May 2020 - A new treatment option for patients with extensive-stage small-cell lung cancer has been approved by NICE. ...

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B.C. mom’s drug pricing petition on behalf of son garners thousands of signatures

26 May 2020 - Petition geared to gaining access to new medicines drew support of Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl. ...

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NICE Chairman Sharmila Nebhrajani begins her new role

26 May 2020 - NICE is delighted to announce that today Sharmila Nebhrajani, OBE, has taken up her position as its ...

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New biosimilar trastuzumab on the PBS - information for health professionals and patients

26 May 2020 - A biosimilar brand of trastuzumab (Trazimera) was listed on the PBS on 1 May 2020.  ...

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