Hunt denies helping Liberal donor push for regulator's review

23 January 2020 - Health Minister Greg Hunt has denied accusations he interfered in a regulator's decision on whether to ...

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Update of the frequently asked questions for the PBS Botulinum Toxin Program

23 January 2020 - A revised version of the frequently asked questions for the PBS Botulinum Toxin Program is now available. ...

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Health gap fees up to 10 times higher in northern Sydney than elsewhere in NSW

21 January 2020 - Private health insurance gap fees are up to 10 times larger in northern Sydney than elsewhere ...

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Fees and charges proposal 2020-21

20 January 2020 - The TGA is undertaking a consultation through its website to seek stakeholder's views on TGA’s proposed fees ...

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Why cancelling your private health insurance could have unintended consequences

20 January 2020 - Nick Maconachie and Anna Dimeas have very different views on private health cover. ...

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New fee website shows NSW pays up to 40 times more in out-of-pocket costs

20 January 2020 - Private health patients in NSW are paying up to 40 times more in out-of-pocket costs than ...

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New science strategy prepares regulatory scientists for the future

20 January 2020 - The Health Products Regulation Group in the Department of Health has published a new regulatory science ...

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Amazon Australia signals pharmacy foray with new trademark application

14 January 2020 - The local arm of retail giant Amazon has filed a trademark for the term "Amazon Pharmacy", ...

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Sydney breast cancer patients welcome better access to life-changing drug

14 January 2020 - In an extraordinary move, the cost of an advanced breast cancer drug has been slashed from as ...

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In home care plan to cut hospital costs

13 January 2020 - Patients with mental health problems, chronic disease and undergoing rehabilitation will be increasingly diverted out of ...

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Ensuring continued access to affordable PBS medicines for those impacted by bushfires

10 January 2020 - A joint release with the Hon. Stuart Robert MP, Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme and ...

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Failing mental and dental health resources driving hospital congestion

10 January 2020 - A critical shortage of mental health beds and unaffordable dental­ services are prompting increasin­g numbers of ...

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PBS – 2019 in review

9 January 2020 - 16 'real world' new medicines were listed on the PBS in 2019. ...

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Hospital overload ‘fuelled by GP rebate’

9 January 2020 - The Medicare rebate for GP consultatio­ns is too low, prompting tens of thousands of people each ...

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PBAC – 2019 in review

8 January 2020 - The PBAC considered 188 submissions in 2019. ...

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