Ontario may lift ban preventing major pharmacies from selling private-label generic drugs

21 March 2019 - Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s government is considering lifting a ban that prevents major pharmacy chains from ...

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PBAC Report - Options for listing PD-(L)1 checkpoint inhibitors for multiple cancer indications on the PBS

22 March 2019 - The PBAC Report to the Minister for Health on “Options for listing PD(L)-1 checkpoint inhibitors for multiple ...

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NICE terminates yet another assessment of a cancer medicine

20 March 2019 - This time it is pembrolizumab (Keytruda). ...

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Why Ontario parents could soon be paying more for prescription drugs

22 March 2019 - Some Ontario parents will be paying more for their kids’ medicine starting next month. Young adults ...

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Is Orkambi deal close? Vertex meets again today with NHS England

21 March 2019 - Campaigners hopes rise after three year wait. ...

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York man Paul Thomas-Peter says he could die because NHS won't fund drug

19 March 2019 - A York cancer patient says he could die because the NHS refuses to fund immunotherapy treatment ...

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Unprecedented drug shortage linked to Brexit, NHS bosses say

20 March 2019 - Hospitals across England are experiencing medicine shortages due to "stockpiling and price pressure as the Brexit ...

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Where is the champion for Pharmacare?

20 March 2019 - With the possible exception of a few drug company executives, Canadians overwhelmingly support universal pharmacare — ...

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National drug agency touted as building block of Pharmacare plan

19 March 2019 - The Trudeau Liberals’ new budget promises a new agency to buy drugs in bulk and cut ...

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The shadow of Brexit on speed of access

20 March 2019 - No-one can miss the ongoing saga that is the UK’s exit from the European Union.  ...

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Cancer Society slams PHARMAC's treatment of patients

20 March 2019 - The Cancer Society says New Zealand patients are worse off than those in Australia. ...

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Roche and the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance complete negotiations for multiple sclerosis treatment, Ocrevus (ocrelizumab), for both RRMS and PPMS

19 March 2019 - Roche Canada today announced that it has completed negotiations with the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance for a ...

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Canada to create national drug agency to help cut cost of medicines

20 March 2019 - Canada will create a national drug agency to help cut the cost of prescription medications as part ...

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NICE wants to stop saying ‘no’ – but needs pharma’s co-operation

18 March 2019 - Suggests Orkambi row has undermined confidence in NICE process. ...

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Private health insurance costs the biggest household spending concern, survey finds

19 March 2019 - Private health insurance costs have overtaken electricity bills as the biggest household spending worry, according to ...

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