Pharmacist substitution of PBS medicines without a prescription during shortages (Serious Scarcity Substitution Instrument)

18 September 2021 - Where a Serious Scarcity Substitution Instrument has been issued by the TGA, community pharmacists can substitute specific ...

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ATAGI update following weekly COVID-19 meeting – 15 September 2021

16 September 2021 - An update from the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) following their weekly meeting on 15 ...

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COVID-19 vaccine weekly safety report (16 September 2021)

16 September 2021 - To 12 September 2021, approximately 22.8 million vaccine doses have been given in Australia – 14 million ...

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Final report on the Australian Government response to the recommendations of the Senate Community Affairs References Committee Report

15 September 2021 - The Government acknowledges the efforts and actions detailed in this progress report to implement the Senate ...

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Medicines Australia and AusBiotech say COVID-19 vaccine patent waiver will not speed up global vaccination

15 September 2021 - Medicines Australia and AusBiotech, the peak bodies representing the Australian innovative pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors, urge ...

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Trodelvy approved by the TGA

14 September 2021 - Sacituzumab govitecan is a new treatment option for adult patients with unresectable locally advanced or metastatic triple negative ...

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New therapy to treat advanced small cell lung cancer approved for Australian patients

14 September 2021 - Zepzelca approval granted under a provisional regulatory pathway. ...

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MTAA supports call for future of private health summit

13 September 2021 - The Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA) today supported calls from AMA President, Dr Omar Khorshid, ...

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Access Consortium: alignment with ICMRA consensus on immunobridging for authorising new COVID-19 vaccines

14 September 2021 - Placebo controlled disease outcome trial data are the gold standard for authorising vaccines. However, for COVID-19 ...

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Joint statement of support for an Australian Patent Box

13 September 2021 - Australia’s health innovators support the introduction of a Patent Box, and we welcome this initiative by the ...

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Medicare Benefits Schedule continuous review to improve patient care

13 September 2021 - Medicare items and services will be reviewed by experts on an on-going basis to ensure the Medicare ...

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Trodelvy approved following heroic efforts of breast cancer sufferer Alison Day

12 September 2021 - A dying woman’s selfless campaign will give Australian women battling a rare aggressive form of breast cancer ...

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1 October 2021 price disclosure confirmed prices

13 September 2021 - Confirmed 1 October 2021 prices resulting from the 2021 October cycle of price disclosure have now been ...

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PBAC Public Summary Documents (first time decisions not to recommend, deferrals and other matters) – May 2021 meeting

10 September 2021 - The Public Summary Documents (first time decisions not to recommend, deferrals and other matters) from the May ...

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Health funds reject claims hospitals hit by prostheses reforms

9 September 2021 - Health insurers say private hospital operators will not be left out of pocket, rejecting claims they ...

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