Outcomes from the September 2022 PBAC intracycle meeting

14 October 2022 - The recommendations made by the PBAC in September 2022 relating to the listing of medicines on ...

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Expert advice on lung cancer screening

13 October 2022 - The Australian Government has received advice regarding a national lung cancer screening program from the independent Medical ...

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Nearly a fifth of Australia’s Covid vaccine stock binned amid warning of fresh wave of cases

11 October 2022 - Dwindling demand for booster shots causes concern immunisation gaps leaving country open to new variants. ...

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Australian adults can now get Moderna's Omicron COVID-19 booster. Here's what we know

10 November 2022 - The first combination COVID booster has now been introduced to Australia's vaccine program, with Moderna's Omicron ...

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Ground breaking platform launched for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people affected by cancer

10 October 2022 - Australia’s first comprehensive cancer website developed by and for Indigenous Australians has officially launched today in a ...

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Free medicines under proposed plan to slash PBS co-payment

8 October 2022 - One of Australia’s leading pharmacy chains wants to offer some medicines for free and others at a ...

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Disaster tipped after vital medicine cut off

8 October 2022 - The supply of a critical lifesaving nuclear medicine to Australia has been cut off, prompting urgent ...

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Weekly growth hormone injection hits PBS: Newcastle's Griffin Carters first in Australia to receive life-changing medication

7 October 2022 - A "game-changing" drug that hit the PBS last week has already helped Newcastle's Carters family, the ...

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COVID-19 vaccine safety report (6 October 2022)

6 October 2022 - To 2 October 2022, the TGA has received 703 reports which have been assessed as likely to ...

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Landmark PBS listing for treatment of gastro-oesophageal cancers

1 October 2022 - From 1 October, Australians with advanced or metastatic gastro-oesophageal cancers will have access to new treatment through ...

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2022 October price disclosure cycle – confirmed prices and patient savings reports

1 October 2022 - Combination flow-on reduction outcomes reflect confirmed 1 October 2022 prices on the Current Price Disclosure cycle web ...

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Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits - 1 October 2022

1 October 2022 - The October 2022 issue of the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits is out and now in effect. ...

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TGA grants provisional determination to Moderna’s COVID-19 bivalent (Original plus Omicron BA.4/BA.5) booster dose vaccine

30 September 2022 - On 28 September 2022, the TGA granted a provisional determination to Moderna's bivalent COVID-19 vaccine candidate: elasomeran ...

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TGA provisionally approves Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, Comirnaty (tozinameran) for use in children aged 6 months to less than 5 years

29 September 2022 - On 29 September 2022, the TGA provisionally approved a paediatric dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, Comirnaty (tozinameran), ...

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COVID-19 vaccine procurement review says rapid access to vaccines and treatments key to on-going protection of Australians

27 September 2022 - Medicines Australia welcomes the independent review of Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine and treatment procurements by Professor Jane ...

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