Labor fulfils vow to cut cost of scripts

21 October 2022 - Labor will list four new medicines on the PBS from November to offer Australians cheaper treatments ...

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PBS minimum stockholding requirements

21 October 2022 - Amendments made by the National Health Amendment Act 2021 give effect to the commitments in the new ...

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MSAC recommends targeted carrier testing of certain ethic people for severe monogenic conditions

20 October 2022 - An 'eventful' week for Jewish people in Australia. ...

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Consultation on the revised PBS post-market review framework

20 October 2022 - The Department of Health and Aged Care is inviting stakeholders to provide feedback on a revised ...

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Department of Health tweaks the agenda for November 2022 PBAC meeting

19 October 2022 - Two minor changes made the day after the release of version 3. ...

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COVID-19 vaccine safety report (20 October 2022)

20 October 2022 - To 16 October 2022, the TGA has received 705 reports which have been assessed as likely to ...

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TGA provisionally approves Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for use as a booster dose in individuals 12 years and older

20 October 2022 - On 19 October 2022, the TGA provisionally approved Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine, Spikevax (elasomeran), for use as ...

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MSAC publishes outcome for Mackenzie's mission

19 October 2022 - Mackenzie’s Mission is a research study providing reproductive genetic carrier screening to up to 10,000 couples across ...

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MSAC publishes agenda for February 2023 ESC meeting

19 October 2022 - The MSAC Secretariat has published a list of applications scheduled to be considered by the ESC ...

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Women call for 'life-changing' medicinal cannabis oil to be added to Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

18 October 2022 - At 79 years old, Trish Fisher still suffers from excruciating pain from a motorbike accident in her ...

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Department of Health and Aged Care publishes revised agenda for November 2022 PBAC meeting

18 October 2022 - Version 3 notes 9 amendments, including the withdrawal of a resubmission for a new medicine. ...

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MSAC finally recommends genomic testing for certain women with breast cancer

18 October 2022 - A third application from Mryriad Genetics seeking the MBS listing of its gene expression profiling test ...

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Calls for TGA to withdraw Covid drug approval

17 October 2022 - The medicines regulator is facing calls to withdraw its provisional approval for the antiviral drug molnupiravir ...

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Medicare rorts expose inflated bulk billing rates

18 October 2022 - Systemic rorting of Medicare is artificially inflating official statistics that claim almost nine out of 10 ...

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Medicare reports

17 October 2022 - Minister for Health and Aged Care, Mark Butler has issued the following statement regarding Medicare reporting. ...

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