Recommendations made by the PBAC – December 2021 intracycle meeting

28 January 2022 - Recommendations made by the PBAC in December 2021 relating to the listing of drugs on the PBS ...

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'I feel like I'm drowning': thousands with cystic fibrosis wait to hear if 'life-saving' drug will be listed on PBS

27 January 2022 - Matt Dickinson was struggling to breathe when his mother rushed him to an Adelaide hospital earlier ...

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Australians deserve fast access to the latest medicines, vaccines and treatments

28 January 2022 - Medicines Australia recommends the Australian Government delivers a plan to shorten the time that patients wait ...

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Shortage of prescription infant formula worries parents

28 January 2022 - A shortage of prescription infant formula has parents worried about how they will feed their babies. ...

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2022 April price disclosure cycle – indicative prices

27 January 2022 - Indicative 1 April 2022 prices resulting from the 2022 April Cycle of Price Disclosure have now been ...

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Former bowel cancer patient calls for NZ to fund drug she says saved her life

26 January 2022 - A woman with bowel cancer who was told she may have two years to live says ...

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PHARMAC confirms access criteria for COVID-19 treatments

26 January 2022 - PHARMAC has today confirmed the access criteria for two COVID-19 treatments – baricitinib and casirivimab with ...

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Breast cancer patients in Scotland are set to receive tumour blasting wonder drug that starts working in weeks - sparking hopes of a wider rollout for NHS patients across the rest of the UK

23 January 2022 - A breast cancer drug that can melt away tumours in weeks has been given the green ...

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Method paper: new version 6.1 comes into force

24 January 2022 - The innovations concern, among other things, the procedure for evidence searches for medical guidelines. New concept ...

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Novavax COVID-19 vaccine to be available in coming weeks

24 January 2022 - Australians aged 18+ will now have access to a fourth COVID-19 vaccine, Nuvaxovid (Novavax) in coming weeks, ...

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Patients to receive new cancer drugs faster under Brexit rules shake-up

23 January 2022 - Seven medicines already approved as changes cut as much as a month off approval times. ...

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Australians with severe dermatitis to benefit from PBS listing

24 January 2022 - From 1 February 2022, Australians with severe atopic dermatitis will have access to a new treatment ...

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Pharmacists struggle to meet demand for free COVID test kits amid stock shortage

23 January 2022 - Chemists across the country say they do not have enough rapid antigen tests to start handing ...

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Thousands to benefit from decision to subsidise eczema treatment

23 January 2022 - Australians suffering from a severe form of eczema will save tens of thousands of dollars after a ...

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COVID-19: early access granted to Paxlovid as a curative treatment

21 January 2022 - In the context of very high circulation of SARS-CoV-2, the High Authority for Health (HAS) and the ...

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