From FDA to MHRA: are drug regulators for hire?

29.June 2022 - Patients and doctors expect drug regulators to provide an unbiased, rigorous assessment of investigational medicines before they hit ...

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The Innovative Medicines Fund - good news for patients but has an opportunity been missed to be more ambitious?

27 June 2022 - NHS England and Improvement has announced the launch of the Innovative Medicines Fund. The ABPI’s Director ...

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Subsidy for medicine for Duchenne muscular dystrophy expires

16 June 2022 - The TLV has decided that Translarna, which is subsidised for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, will not ...

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Shionogi signs agreement with NHS England to begin an innovative subscription payment model for reimbursement of its antibiotic, Fetcroja (cefiderocol)

15 June 2022 - Shionogi recognises the UK’s leadership role in introducing the world’s first fully ‘delinked’ pilot reimbursement model; pull ...

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England’s Innovative Medicines Fund hits another milestone

15 June 2022 - Just like the Cancer Drugs Fund, the time-limited fund for the most promising cancer drugs introduced ...

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PHARMAC announces first round of medicine funding decisions following $191 million pharmaceutical budget increase

15 June 2022 - PHARMAC today announces the first round of changes to medicines funding following its $191 million pharmaceutical ...

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PHARMAC joins ACT’s call for a medicines strategy

8 June 2022 - “It appears that everyone wants a dedicated Medicines Strategy apart from Andrew Little, who is too ...

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PHARMAC says funding Trikafta would take 'almost all' new money

8 June 2022 - PHARMAC's chairman says funding the cystic fibrosis drug Trikafta would swallow nearly all the new money ...

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Hope for change after PHARMAC independent review

2 June 2022 - A woman who had her bowel removed while she waited for drugs that would probably have ...

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Budget 2022: PHARMAC funding boost a 'glimpse of hope' for cystic fibrosis sufferer

25 May 2022 - For the first time in his life, Troy Watson thought he was going to "lose the ...

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Budget 2022: critically ill patients 'bitterly disappointed' by PHARMAC funding

19 May 2022 - Critically ill patients say they're "bitterly disappointed" by today's PHARMAC Budget announcement and were left looking ...

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Budget 2022: PHARMAC boost leaves patients cold: 'it won't be enough'

19 May 2022 - PHARMAC has had its biggest ever funding boost, but some New Zealanders fear it still won’t ...

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Multiple funding proposals being considered by PHARMAC

19 May 2022 - PHARMAC has issued three consultations today on proposals to fund medicines for conditions including cancer, multiple sclerosis, ...

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PHARMAC will use biggest budget increase ever to fund more medicines for more New Zealanders

19 May 2022 - PHARMAC welcomes the $191 million increase to its pharmaceutical budget over the next two years.  ...

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Budget 2022: two year old girl and mum travel to Wellington in hopes of getting funding for devastating spinal illness

19 May 2022 - Dozens of people are travelling to Wellington for the Budget to highlight concerns about sick children ...

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