Event billed as 'national pharmacare forum' dominated by groups opposed to universal drug plan

19 May 2019 - Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor gave opening keynote at event. ...

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Theresa May urges US makers of cystic fibrosis drug to strike ‘crucial’ deal with NHS

17 May 2019 - Theresa May last night urged US makers of a drug that prolongs life for cystic fibrosis sufferers ...

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Europe responding to gene therapy challenge, but picture remains fragmented

20 May 2019 - Germany, Italy and England using outcomes-based deals. ...

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Health Technology Assessment Consumer Consultative Committee March 2019 meeting communiqué

20 May 2019 - A communiqué from the March 2019 meeting of the HTA Consumer Consultative Committee has been published. ...

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PBS Pharmaceuticals in Hospitals Review

20 May 2019 - The Department of Health completed the PBS Pharmaceuticals in Hospitals Review to better understand how PBS medicines ...

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Australians want cheaper medicines quicker

20 May 2019 - Just last week, an 18-year-old woman with a rare cancer was staring down the barrel of ...

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Cost of EpiPens putting children at risk, specialists say

19 May 2019 - Children with life-threatening allergies whose families cannot afford to pay for EpiPen auto-injectors are at serious ...

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NICE recommends Revlimid as multiple myeloma alternative

17 May 2019 - NICE has recommended Revlimid (lenalidomide), a drug that helps to support the immune system to fight ...

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Health technology assessment challenges in oncology: 20 years of Value in Health

16 May 2019 - Oncology treatments have changed from chemotherapies to targeted therapies and more recently immuno-oncology.  ...

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Mum delivers 65 roses to Downing Street in bid to speed up NHS availability of vital cystic fibrosis drugs

16 May 2019 - Calls for NHS access to potentially life-saving drugs are growing, one year to the day after ...

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A $1 discount on prescription medicines is under threat

16 May 2019 - Australians are likely to pay more for prescription medicines no matter who wins the election on ...

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Proposal to widen access to pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine

14 May 2019 - PHARMAC is seeking feedback on a proposal to widen access to funded pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine ...

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Nivolumab and ipilimumab: drug combination has added benefit in advanced renal cell carcinoma

15 May 2019 - There are no serious disadvantages in terms of overall survival. ...

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NHS chief hails SMA drug deal – and was that a swipe at Vertex?

15 May 2019 - Children in England with the rare muscle wasting disease spinal muscular atrophy will get access to ...

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NICE recommends first ever treatment for children with rare muscle wasting condition

15 May 2019 - Children with the rare genetic disorder spinal muscular atrophy can now be treated with nusinersen after NICE ...

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