Guyon Espiner investigates PHARMAC: The NZ Buyer’s Club

23 May 2019 - Guyon Espiner reveals how lung cancer patients are buying cut-price drugs from India, as other New Zealanders ...

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Official Information Act response: adrenaline auto-injector cost utility analysis

20 May 2019 - PHARMAC responds to a request for any cost utility analyses performed by PHARMAC in relation to ...

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Cost of EpiPens putting children at risk, specialists say

19 May 2019 - Children with life-threatening allergies whose families cannot afford to pay for EpiPen auto-injectors are at serious ...

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Proposal to widen access to pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine

14 May 2019 - PHARMAC is seeking feedback on a proposal to widen access to funded pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine ...

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PHARMAC publishes list of applications to be considered by PTAC later this month

14 May 2019 - The list includes a number of medicines for patients with breast cancer. ...

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'It’s absurd' - allergy sufferers beg PHARMAC to fund EpiPens

13 May 2019 - An ice cream factory in the family sounds like every child’s dream. But for Dylan Wright, just ...

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Proposal for changes to funded vaccines in the National Immunisation Schedule

9 May 2019 - PHARMAC is proposing to make changes to the funding of vaccines in the National Immunisation Schedule ...

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PTAC recommends the use of pembrolizumab as a first-line treatment for patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer

8 May 2019 - The focus now shifts to when will the PTAC recommendation be implemented. ...

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New hope for cancer patients accessing leading-edge unfunded drugs

8 May 2019 - Peter Fergusson, CEO of Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand is heartened to hear that Pharmac ...

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Blood cancer patients advocate pleads for treatment funding

8 May 2019 - Patient advocacy group Myeloma New Zealand has joined forces with other patient groups to petition Parliament ...

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RFP - supply of the levonorgestrel intrauterine system

6 May 2019 - PHARMAC invites proposals for the supply of the levonorgestrel intrauterine system in New Zealand. ...

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Cancer sufferers deliver eight PHARMAC funding petitions to Parliament

7 May 2019 - People desperately seeking cancer treatment which could extend their lives by years have called on politicians to ...

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Hundreds rally at Parliament to present petitions for better PHARMAC funding

7 May 2019 - Deputy Prime Minister and New Zealand First leader Winston Peter has thrown his weight behind trialling ...

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'Well-being' budget should fund cancer treatment

7 May 2019 - Hundreds of cancer patients and survivors will turn up at Parliament today to protest against Pharmac, ...

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Parliament rally to present eight petitions for more PHARMAC funding for medicines

7 May 2019 - A woman who suffers a rare disorder is just out of hospital but she's determined to ...

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