Rotorua teacher needs $100k for cancer drug to live longer for his young sons

26 March 2019 - Trainee teacher Whitinga Harris was in a classroom at Western Heights Primary School in October last ...

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Cancer patients wait up to 12 weeks for urgent treatment

26 March 2019 - Dozens of cancer sufferers are waiting more than two months for urgent treatment. ...

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Palmerston North mum appeals to PHARMAC for desperately needed drug

26 March 2019 - Wiki Mulholland, who has advanced breast cancer, is appealing to PHARMAC to get a $7,000 per month ...

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Cancer Society slams PHARMAC's treatment of patients

20 March 2019 - The Cancer Society says New Zealand patients are worse off than those in Australia. ...

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Women with advanced breast cancer ask the PM to intervene

15 March 2019 - On Wednesday 13 March, ten women with advanced breast cancer presented to the Health Select Committee to ...

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Terminal breast cancer patients push for PHARMAC inquiry and the funding of life-preserving drugs

13 March 2019 - Crowd-funding website Givealittle shouldn't be used to plug the gaps in Government drug-buying agency Pharmac's provisions ...

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PHARMAC funding should be doubled - breast cancer advocate

13 March 2019 - A breast cancer advocate believes PHARMAC needs to have its funding doubled to better serve New ...

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Women with advanced breast cancer ask health select committee for PHARMAC review

13 March 2019 - Ten women today spoke one after the other, telling a committee of MPs how desperately they ...

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Women's cancer fight reaches Parliament and Health select committee

13 March 2019 - Six months after presenting petitions to Parliament calling for better access to life-prolonging medicine, Sue Wall-Cade ...

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Family of sick toddler launches petition urging PHARMAC to fund life-extending drug Spinraza

10 March 2019 - A Pukekohe family has launched a petition urging PHARMAC to fund a drug for spinal muscular ...

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Decision to make changes to funded haemophilia treatments

8 March 2019 - PHARMAC is pleased to announce changes to funded haemophilia treatments that will result in two new ...

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Prioritise lung cancer treatments, patients tell MPs

7 March 2019 - Lung cancer patients are launching a petition for MPs to back more treatments at a drug funding ...

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New Zealand Pharmaceutical Schedule - 1 March 2019 update

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

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Kiwi women fighting for early ovarian cancer diagnosis and access to drugs

28 February 2019 - Sue Duncan,56, a midwife who lives in Cambridge, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in January 2017. She ...

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'Depriving sick babies of right to life' - NZORD boss blasts PHARMAC decision to defer Spinraza

28 February 2019 - Clinical experts deciding whether to fund a drug that would prolong the life of babies with ...

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