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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EMA adopts first list of critical medicines for COVID-19

8 June 2022 - On 7 June 2022, the EMA’s Medicines Shortages Steering Group adopted the list of critical medicines for ...

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Medicines Australia ready to work with new Government on medicines reform and life sciences

23 May 2022 - Medicines Australia congratulates Anthony Albanese and the Labor Party on their election win and forming Government. ...

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Medicines Australia puts spotlight on reform priority for the next Government

20 May 2022 - Medicines Australia has set the scene for major health reform by the next Government by alerting ...

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Major parties committed to major medicines policy reform and reviews – whoever wins on Saturday

19 May 2022 - Medicines Australia has been assured in official communications from the respective Campaign Headquarters that both the ...

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Next Health Minister must restart the National Medicines Policy Review

10 May 2022 - Medicines Australia has released a video outlining the importance of restarting the National Medicines Policy Review ...

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Labor drug policy ‘always part of the plan’

3 May 2022 - Anthony Albanese says Labor had decided on the $12.50 cut to medicines on the PBS before ...

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More senior Australians to get cheaper health care and medication under $70m Coalition election pitch

2 May 2022 - More self-funded retirees would be able to access cheaper health care and medication under a multi-million-dollar ...

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Priorities for NICE in health and social care

23 March 2022 - Over the past two years there has been an unprecedented increase in medical research, the NHS has ...

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Government opts for additional consultation on National Medicines Policy review

24 March 2022 - The Government has heeded the calls from Medicines Australia, patient groups, health bodies, and industry by ...

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Medicago, Philip Morris and Health Canada: a predictable and avoidable fiasco

22 March 2022 - Health groups urge the Federal government to pressure Medicago to align its approach with that of ...

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High US drug prices have global implications

22 March 2022 - Lower income countries need better protection from an unfettered US market. ...

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Critics say Australia's private health insurance system is broken. Here's what they say we can do to fix it

20 March 2022 - It's a question many Australians are asking when confronted with their private health insurance payments these ...

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Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme: Pharmacy Guild of Australia say medication becoming unaffordable

1 March 2022 - A western Sydney pharmacist said Australians take pride in a universal healthcare system but “the universe doesn’t ...

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ABPI response to England Rare Diseases Action Plan

28 February 2022 - England's Rare Disease Action plan is published today with details of how to improve diagnosis, care and ...

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