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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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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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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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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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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Superannuation raids to pay for fat surgery

17 July 2019 - Australians are tapping their superannuation to pay for healthcare at an unprecedented rate, with more than ...

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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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Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme restrictions on anti‐epileptic drug prescribing promote unsafe and outdated practice

1 July 2019 - The PBS urgently needs to update anti‐epileptic drug prescribing restrictions that put patients and prescribers at ...

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Academies call on health minsters to resolve health data issues

15 July 2019 - Regulatory barriers that limit timely access to population and health data must be resolved to achieve ...

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Bev takes 14 pills a day. She's far from alone.

15 July 2019 - She is among the more than one-in-three Australians aged over 70 who take five or more different ...

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Drug Utilisation Sub-Committee utilisation analysis public release documents

12 July 2019 - The utilisation analysis public release documents from the February 2019 Drug Utilisation Sub-Committee Meeting are now available. ...

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