Blood cancer treatment added to PBS

1 April 2020 - Nearly a decade after doctors told him he had up to six years to live, Ian ...

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PHARMAC widens funding for lenalidomide for those with blood cancer

1 April 2020 - Emma Holden was devastated when she learned she had multiple myeloma. ...

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Flu vaccination more important than ever during the month of April

1 April 2020 - With the 2020 flu season not far away, all Australians — and especially those in vulnerable groups ...

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Breakthrough medicines now available for blood cancer, breast cancer, HIV and epilepsy, saving patients up to $194,000

1 April 2020 - There’s new hope for thousands of Australian patients with myeloma, breast cancer, HIV and epilepsy, with the ...

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People over 65 to be given new flu shot for free

1 April 2020 - Amid the COVID-19 chaos, everyone is being urged to get the flu vaccine early this year.  ...

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Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits - 1 April 2020 update

1 April 2020 - The April 2020 issue of the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits is out and now in effect. ...

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New Zealand Pharmaceutical Schedule - 1 April 2020 update

1 April 2020 - The April 2020 issue of the New Zealand Pharmaceutical Schedule is now available and in effect. ...

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Revised PBS listings for antibiotic use from 1 April 2020

20 March 2020 - Commencing 1 April 2020, the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme listings for antibiotics will change. ...

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Atomoxetine – further delay in change of funded brand and open access

17 March 2020 - Due to manufacturing delays, PHARMAC has delayed the listing of Generic Partners brand atomoxetine by 2 ...

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Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits - 1 March 2020 update

1 March 2020 - The March 2020 issue of the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits is out and now in effect. ...

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Government strengthens support for melanoma patients with breakthrough treatment expanded on PBS

1 March 2020 - The start of autumn will bring with it a new sense of hope for over 2,000 Australians ...

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Melanoma medicine added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

29 February 2020 - A host of melanoma treatments have been added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, slashing costs for patients ...

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New Zealand Pharmaceutical Schedule - 1 March 2020

1 March 2020 - The March 2020 issue of the New Zealand Pharmaceutical Schedule is now available and in effect. ...

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More contraceptive choice for Australian women

28 February 2020 - Australian women will soon have access to a new form of contraceptive with the Australian Government a ...

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New hope for lung cancer patients with ground-breaking treatment option to be listed on the PBS

19 February 2020 - Australians with non-small cell and small cell lung cancer or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease will benefit from ...

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