Meningococcal B vaccine must be urgently added to the National Immunisation Program

19 July 2019 - It is particularly cruel that the people with the most life to live are the prime ...

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Personalised treatments may be threatened by drug cost-containment proposals

18 July 2019 - President Trump has said he plans to issue an executive order to lower what the United ...

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Toddler died of only meningococcal strain not on vaccine program

18 July 2019 - A toddler has died after contracting meningococcal B, the only strain of the potentially deadly disease with ...

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Two cancer immunotherapy makers face different situations in reimbursement talks

18 July 2019 - MSD returns to renegotiation table; BMS suffers from partner’s silence. ...

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Perth boy battles cystic fibrosis, with a life extending drug frustratingly out of reach

15 July 2019 - In many ways Connor Barrett is just like any other kid - he loves Peppa Pig ...

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Breast cancer patients to have further NICE approved drug combination option on Cancer Drugs Fund

17 July 2019 - Another potentially life-extending drug combination for some people with advanced breast cancer will now be available on ...

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Superannuation raids to pay for fat surgery

17 July 2019 - Australians are tapping their superannuation to pay for healthcare at an unprecedented rate, with more than ...

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National regulator denied offer to give Canadian physicians training on abortion pill

16 July 2019 - The group representing Canada’s family doctors turned down an offer from a national abortion group to ...

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Irish cystic fibrosis family face €12,400 bill after deportation victory in Australia

15 July 2019 - An Irish family threatened with deportation from Australia because their son has cystic fibrosis have been ...

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Brexit: 'No guarantee' of medicines if no EU deal agreed

14 July 2019 - Scottish Brexit Secretary Mike Russell has said he cannot absolutely guarantee the supply of medicine to ...

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China to soften generic drug buying program

15 July 2019 - Chinese drug makers jumped on Monday after a local news report that a centralised drug procurement ...

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Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme restrictions on anti‐epileptic drug prescribing promote unsafe and outdated practice

1 July 2019 - The PBS urgently needs to update anti‐epileptic drug prescribing restrictions that put patients and prescribers at ...

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Mulhollands' Māori health inquiry submission to focus firmly on drug funding problems

14 July 2019 - Malcolm Muholland's wife Wiki Mulholland has advanced breast cancer. Malcolm Mullholland says the details of an ...

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Protecting PHARMAC and cancer treatment

13 July 2019 - The "postcode lottery", delays and other failings for cancer treatment need to be addressed. ...

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Improving affordability of new essential cancer medicines

11 July 2019 - Effective cancer care requires investment in health infrastructure, a trained health workforce, and quality-assured, affordable medicines within ...

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