NHS England scraps 7 more drugs on prescription

8 July 2019 - NHS England has issued a new guidance scrapping seven medicines from its prescriptions list, estimating to save ...

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Withdrawals from the drug benefits - August 2019

8 July 2019 - Etalpha 80 mg & 100 capsules, Leflunomide medac 15 mg & 30 tablets and Maviret 100 mg ...

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Cigna is no longer covering pricey EpiPen

11 January 2017 - Cigna, a top health insurer, is dropping coverage of the EpiPen. ...

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France's High Authority of Health is in favour of delisting Alzheimer's disease drugs

22 October 2016 - The Transparency Committee, responsible for evaluating medicinal products within the High Authority of Health recommended against ...

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Diabetics fear for health after government removes blood sugar test subsidy

17 July 2016 - Diabetics will pay 50 times more for strips that help them monitor their blood sugar levels after ...

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Removal of blood glucose test strips from the PBS on 1 July 2016

21 June 2016 - From 1 July 2016 blood glucose test strips will no longer be available on the PBS. ...

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Guild asks PBAC to review PBS de-listings

30 December 2015 - The Pharmacy Guild has written to the PBAC asking for a review of the de-listing from the ...

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Breast cancer drug Kadcyla to remain on NHS after manufacturer lowers price

5 November 2015 - The drug was set to be dumped from UK’s list of approved medicines before a deal ...

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Over-the-counter items recommended for de-listing or amendment from 1 January 2016

2 November 2015 - A number of over-the-counter products will delisted from the PBS on 1 January 2016 if the Minister ...

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NHS England drops 16 medicines from Cancer Drugs Fund [BMJ]

9 September 2015 - NHS England has stemmed rising costs in the Cancer Drugs Fund by eliminating a further 16 medicines, ...

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Celgene threatens to scale back UK clinical trial investment after CDF snub

4 September 2015 - One of the world’s leading pharma companies in oncology is considering whether to continue investing in clinical ...

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Thousands of cancer patients to be denied treatment

4 September 2015 - More than 5,000 cancer patients will be denied life-extending drugs under plans which charities say are a ...

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Cancer drugs fund cuts 23 treatments

4 September 2015 - The Cancer Drugs Fund in England will no longer pay for 16 medicines, used in 23 separate ...

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