Meningococcal B vaccine must be urgently added to the National Immunisation Program

19 July 2019 - It is particularly cruel that the people with the most life to live are the prime ...

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PBAC Public Summary Documents (first time rejections and deferrals) - March 2019 meeting

19 July 2019 - The Public Summary Documents (first time rejections and deferrals) from the March 2019 PBAC meeting are now ...

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Evaluation of ethical analyses in seven reports from the European Network for Health Technology Assessment

16 July 2019 - Ethics has been considered among the core domains of health technology assessment, but there are still ...

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Toddler died of only meningococcal strain not on vaccine program

18 July 2019 - A toddler has died after contracting meningococcal B, the only strain of the potentially deadly disease with ...

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Health insurance rebate still a pain in the budget

18 July 2019 - The private health insurance sector wants increased rebates to stop the recent decline in membership.  ...

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Canada warns U.S. against drug import plans, citing shortage concerns

18 July 2019 - Canada opposes any U.S. plans to buy Canadian prescription drugs that might threaten the country’s drug supply ...

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Private health insurance worthy of support

17 July 2019 - While there are many who have strong ideological objections to the use of taxpayers' money to ...

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Majority of patients not asked for consent before being switched to a biosimilar, survey finds

17 July 2019 - The preliminary survey results showed that 52% of patients received a letter from hospital about switching to ...

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Perth boy battles cystic fibrosis, with a life extending drug frustratingly out of reach

15 July 2019 - In many ways Connor Barrett is just like any other kid - he loves Peppa Pig ...

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Early payouts for health care super silly, Treasury told

18 July 2019 - The superannuation sector has warned Treasury that letting people use retirement savings to pay for private ...

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Breast cancer patients to have further NICE approved drug combination option on Cancer Drugs Fund

17 July 2019 - Another potentially life-extending drug combination for some people with advanced breast cancer will now be available on ...

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Drug Utilisation Sub-Committee outcome statement

17 July 2019 - The outcome statement from the June 2019 Drug Utilisation Sub-Committee meeting is now available. ...

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RFP - supply of rituximab

16 July 2019 - PHARMAC invites proposals for the supply of rituximab in New Zealand. ...

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Irish cystic fibrosis family face €12,400 bill after deportation victory in Australia

15 July 2019 - An Irish family threatened with deportation from Australia because their son has cystic fibrosis have been ...

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Private health care facing 'death spiral' if young, healthy users abandon insurance, report says

16 July 2019 - Australia's health care system has become increasingly unfair, costly and confusing, according to a new report, ...

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