NHS chief hails SMA drug deal – and was that a swipe at Vertex?

15 May 2019 - Children in England with the rare muscle wasting disease spinal muscular atrophy will get access to ...

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'It’s absurd' - allergy sufferers beg PHARMAC to fund EpiPens

13 May 2019 - An ice cream factory in the family sounds like every child’s dream. But for Dylan Wright, just ...

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New hope for cancer patients accessing leading-edge unfunded drugs

8 May 2019 - Peter Fergusson, CEO of Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand is heartened to hear that Pharmac ...

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Blood cancer patients advocate pleads for treatment funding

8 May 2019 - Patient advocacy group Myeloma New Zealand has joined forces with other patient groups to petition Parliament ...

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Cancer sufferers deliver eight PHARMAC funding petitions to Parliament

7 May 2019 - People desperately seeking cancer treatment which could extend their lives by years have called on politicians to ...

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Hundreds rally at Parliament to present petitions for better PHARMAC funding

7 May 2019 - Deputy Prime Minister and New Zealand First leader Winston Peter has thrown his weight behind trialling ...

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'Well-being' budget should fund cancer treatment

7 May 2019 - Hundreds of cancer patients and survivors will turn up at Parliament today to protest against Pharmac, ...

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Parliament rally to present eight petitions for more PHARMAC funding for medicines

7 May 2019 - A woman who suffers a rare disorder is just out of hospital but she's determined to ...

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PHARMAC Chairman backs early access scheme for new drugs

7 May 2019 - PHARMAC board chairman Steve Maharey is backing an early access scheme that would give patients access ...

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Decision to amend the distribution and access criteria for dasatinib (Sprycel)

3 May 2019 - PHARMAC has a made a decision to change the distribution arrangements and access criteria for the ...

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PHARMAC funding: how it works - and the changes its critics want

6 May 2019 - PHARMAC will again be thrust into the spotlight tomorrow when New Zealanders rally at Parliament calling ...

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Tens of millions in secret cuts to subsidised medicines

2 May 2019 - Patients who need medicines when they are discharged from hospital could be waiting around for hours ...

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Today’s health debate should focus on ensuring the PBS is well funded and fit for the future

2 May 2019 - Medicines Australia urges the Minister for Health the Hon Greg Hunt MP and the Shadow Health ...

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NHS England finalises procurement to eliminate hepatitis C

1 May 2019 - After lengthy negotiations and a court battle, NHS England has reached agreement with three drug companies ...

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Taiwan National Health Insurance Administration of the Ministry of Health and Welfare approves Vemlidy (tenofovir alafenamide) for reimbursement

29 April 2019 - Vemlidy has shown improved renal and bone safety profiles compared to TDF making it an important first-line ...

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