PHARMAC seeking views on new cystic fibrosis medicine

24 January 2020 - PHARMAC has reached a provisional agreement with medicine supplier Vertex to fund ivacaftor (marketed as Kalydeco) ...

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Parents demanding PHARMAC funding boost unleash on politicians at Parliament steps

22 January 2020 - The parents of a daughter with cystic fibrosis have cycled 1300 km from Dunedin to Wellington ...

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PHARMAC considering new medicines for type 2 diabetes mellitus

15 January 2020 - PHARMAC is seeking proposals from pharmaceutical suppliers for new medicines that could help New Zealanders living ...

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It's given me so much hope': PHARMAC announces breast cancer drug deal

15 January 2020 - Wiki Mulholland has watched friends die around her since her terminal breast cancer diagnosis 18 months ...

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PHARMAC seeking views on new breast cancer medicine

15 January 2020 - PHARMAC has reached a provisional agreement with medicine supplier Pfizer to fund palbociclib (marketed as Ibrance) ...

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Coffin drawn through Timaru draws attention to health care 'truth'

14 January 2020 - Camilla and Julian Cox cycled into Timaru on Monday pulling a coffin behind their tandem as ...

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Public hospital system being stretched to the limit

7 January 2020 - The nation’s public hospitals are “stretched to the max” and are beginning to buckle under the ...

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Adding patient reported outcomes to Medicare’s oncology value-based payment model

2 January 2020 - On 1 November 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Innovation Center released details of a ...

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Dunedin couple towing coffin to Parliament in bid to double PHARMAC budget

3 January 2020 - A Dunedin couple is towing a coffin behind a tandem bike to Parliament in a call ...

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PBS Growth Hormone Program - 1 January 2020 listing changes

18 December 2019 - Changes to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme restrictions for growth hormone treatment (adult use), which set out ...

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Funding of vitamin A oral liquid

18 December 2019 - PHARMAC is pleased to announce that PHARMAC has approved the use of the Exceptional Circumstances framework ...

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Proposal to fund mepolizumab for the treatment of severe refractory eosinophilic asthma

18 December 2019 - PHARMAC is seeking feedback on a proposal to fund mepolizumab (Nucala), a new treatment for severe ...

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Vertex and Republic of Ireland expand long-term cystic fibrosis medicines reimbursement agreement to include triple combination therapy for all eligible patients ages 12 and over once licensed

13 December 2019 - Vertex Pharmaceuticals today confirmed that, following recent collaborative discussions, it has negotiated an agreement with the ...

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Drug company's affiliate 'cashing in' on opioid overdoses with new cure – subsidised by Australian Government

16 December 2019 - The gleaming white booth towered over the medical conference in Italy in October, advertising a new ...

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Decision to award sole supply for fluticasone and fluticasone with salmeterol metered dose inhalers

12 December 2019 - PHARMAC has made a decision to make changes to the funded brands of fluticasone and fluticasone ...

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