‘Enough sickness’ to share GP load among pharmacists, nurses

2 February 2023 - Pharmacy Guild of Australia president Trent Twomey says there is enough “demand and sickness” to allow ...

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Professor John Skerritt retirement

2 February 2023 - Today, Professor John Skerritt has announced his decision to retire from his position of Deputy Secretary ...

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Changes applying to evaluation of new substances for listed medicines

1 February 2023 - The TGA has introduced Mandatory requirements for applications to vary the Permissible Ingredients Determination under section 26BD ...

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New Parkinson's disease treatment added to PBS

1 February 2023 - From 1 February, Australians with Parkinson’s disease will have access to a new medicine on the PBS. ...

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Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits - 1 February 2023

1 February 2023 - The February 2023 issue of the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits is out and now in effect. ...

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Call for Enhertu to be registered on Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

31 January 2023 - Sarah Lee has been forced to use her super and life insurance to pay for the treatment. ...

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Options for a reformed Prostheses List pre-listing assessment framework and governance structure

31 January 2023 - This report provides a framework and proposes options for governance that would align the Prostheses List processes ...

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Life sciences industry calls for better funding for medicine and technology regulator

31 January 2023 - The life sciences, health and medicine sectors have come together to call for improved funding of ...

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Government must place a higher value on vaccines and medicines that deliver long term benefits

30 January 2023 - Medicines Australia has used its budget submission to remind Government of its commitment to lower Australia’s ...

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COVID-19 vaccine safety report (27 January 2023)

27 January 2023 - Since the beginning of the vaccine rollout to 22 January 2023, almost 65 million doses of COVID-19 ...

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Recommendations made by the PBAC – December 2022 intracycle meeting

27 January 2023 - Recommendations made by the PBAC in December 2022 relating to the listing of drugs on the PBS ...

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MSAC publishes agenda for April 2023 PASC meeting

27 January 2023 - The MSAC Secretariat has published a list of applications scheduled to be considered by the PICO Advisory ...

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Evolus receives regulatory approval for Nuceiva in Australia

23 January 2023 - Australia among the largest countries in the world for aesthetic neurotoxins. ...

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Reform Medicare to sustain system

25 January 2023 - Australia’s hybrid public/private healthcare system, including the principle of universal coverage through Medicare, has served the nation ...

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Private insurance can contribute to a healthier system

24 January 2023 - Given what many describe as a crisis in primary care, it’s well past time to revisit the ...

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