PBAC Public Summary Documents - July 2019 meeting

15 November 2019 - The Public Summary Documents (first time rejections and deferrals) from the July 2019 PBAC meeting are now ...

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Novartis receives positive CHMP opinion for Mayzent (siponimod) for the treatment of adult patients with active secondary progressive multiple sclerosis

15 November 2019 - If approved, Mayzent (siponimod) will be the first and only oral treatment specifically indicated for patients ...

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Highlights from the CHMP 11-14 November 2019 meeting

15 November 2019 - Seven new medicines recommended for approval. ...

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Health products portal – intent to apply

14 November 2019 - The Department of Health (the Department) has been working to digitise and simplify the PBS submission ...

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ICER seeks public input to guide selection of non-drug assessment topics for 2020

13 December 2019 - Suggestions for new topics and comments on initial list of potential topics are encouraged; input most helpful ...

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NICE recommends Elmiron for bladder pain syndrome

13 November 2019 - NICE has recommended Consilient Health’s Elmiron (pentosan polysulfate sodium) for bladder pain syndrome. ...

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NICE during the pre-election period

12 November 2019 - As a public body, NICE is required to follow civil service principles on communicating during the lead ...

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ICER finalises method adaptations for assessing potential cures and other high-impact single or short-term therapies

12 November 2019 - Collaborative project with NICE and CADTH leads to important adaptations for ICER’s methods including creation of optimistic ...

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Health economic assessment of Tecentriq for triple negative breast cancer

8 November 2019 - TLV has produced a health economic knowledge base for the county council for the drug Tecentriq (atezolizumab).  ...

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EMA publishes agenda for 11-14 November CHMP meeting

11 November 2019 - The EMA has published a draft agenda for this week's CHMP meeting. ...

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Breast and kidney cancer drugs get approval for use across Scotland's NHS

11 November 2019 - Medicines for breast and kidney cancers are among five new drugs which can now be used ...

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SMC - November 2019 decisions

11 November 2019 - A medicine used to treat advanced breast cancer has today been accepted by the SMC for ...

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NICE U-turn for Epidyolex in epilepsy

11 November 2019 - GW Pharma has announced that NICE has recommended Epidyolex (cannabidiol) for two rare, severe forms of ...

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ICER releases draft evidence report on acute migraine therapies

7 November 2019 - Public comment period on preliminary draft now open until 6 December 2019; requests to make oral comment ...

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PBS process improvements information forum

7 November 2019 - The Department of Health will be hosting a webinar on 21 November 2019. ...

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