Diabetes, lung cancer, acne and depression medicines listed on the PBS

1 July 2019 - The Australian Government will provide affordable access to four new medicines through Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme , helping ...

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PHARMAC welcome new financial year with no major new listings

1 July 2019 - Today marks the beginning of a new financial year for PHARMAC and the publication of a ...

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New Zealand Pharmaceutical Schedule - 1 July 2019 update

1 July 2019 - The July 2019 issue of the New Zealand Pharmaceutical Schedule is now available and in effect. ...

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'Great help': $20,000 brain cancer drug set to be listed on PBS

23 June 2019 - Australians with an aggressive form of brain cancer will no longer need to crowdfund or mortgage ...

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Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits - 1 June 2019

1 June 2019 - The June 2019 issue of the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits is out and now in effect. ...

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PBS summary of changes for 1 June 2019

10 May 2019 - The Prime Minister has announced an 18 May 2019 federal election and as such, the Department ...

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Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits - 1 May 2019 update

1 May 2019 - The May 2019 issue of the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits is out and now in effect. ...

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Biogen’s orphan drug Spinraza to get reimbursement

9 April 2019 - Biogen’s Spinraza (ingredient: nusinersen), a treatment for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), started to receive insurance benefits as ...

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PBAC recommended new medicines yet to be listed on the PBS - the ones that missed the cut

3 April 2019 -  The Government's dubious claim that it is averaging 31 new or amended listings per month, approximately ...

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Listing of new medicines on the PBS - are we soon to change to an El Niño pattern?

2 April 2019 - Many new medicines have been listed on the PBS in the first four months of 2019. ...

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Breast cancer and rare skin cancer medicines on the PBS

1 April 2019 - The Liberal National Government is improving the lives of patients with breast cancer and a rare skin ...

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New Zealand Pharmaceutical Schedule - 1 April 2019 update

1 April 2019 - The April 2019 issue of the New Zealand Pharmaceutical Schedule is now available and in effect. ...

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Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits - 1 April 2019 update

1 April 2019 - The April 2019 issue of the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits is out and now in effect. ...

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Batten disease medication Brineura available to Australian children via Life Saving Drugs Program

29 March 2019 - A groundbreaking drug that slows the progression of a rare and fatal childhood illness has been ...

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PBAC report - Options for listing PD-(L)1 checkpoint inhibitors for multiple cancer indications on the PBS

22 March 2019 - The PBAC Report to the Minister for Health on “Options for listing PD(L)-1 checkpoint inhibitors for multiple ...

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