A $1 discount on prescription medicines is under threat

16 May 2019 - Australians are likely to pay more for prescription medicines no matter who wins the election on ...

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Sigma Healthcare leadership says it has received no worker reports of medicine mishandling

16 May 2019 - Sigma Healthcare's chief executive Mark Hooper has told investors that the company takes its obligations to ...

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Hospital drug making venture picks antibiotics as first products

15 May 2019 - Nonprofit Civica Rx plans to begin distributing vancomycin hydrochloride and daptomycin before the end of September. ...

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Proposal to widen access to etanercept and award sole supply

3 May 2019 - PHARMAC is proposing to make changes to the funding of etanercept, a biologic medicine used to ...

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Concerns over single brand move for epilepsy sufferers

16 April 2019 - Epilepsy New Zealand is raising concerns about PHARMAC changing its funding to just a single brand of ...

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No-deal risk recedes, but new Brexit delay adds to uncertainty

12 April 2019 - Delay means industry must sustain no-deal investment. ...

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No-deal Brexit could mean temporary medicines export ban

1 April 2019 - The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry has called for a temporary ban on drugs exports ...

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Hospital pharmacists face dozens of drug shortages yearly

28 March 2019 - More than two-thirds of pharmacists in U.S. hospitals deal with at least 50 drug shortages every year, ...

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Greg Hunt shelves plan for two-month scripts after pharmacist backlash

28 March 2019 - A plan to deliver cheaper medicines to millions of Australians by doubling the number of tablets ...

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EMA tells pharma companies to continue to prepare for UK’s withdrawal

25 March 2019 - With an extension in place that will push the UK's withdrawal from the EU back to ...

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Pharma fears “lack of focus” on no-deal Brexit preparations

22 March 2019 - As Brexit is delayed, pharma suggests new measures to avoid no-deal drugs shortages. ...

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Ontario may lift ban preventing major pharmacies from selling private-label generic drugs

21 March 2019 - Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s government is considering lifting a ban that prevents major pharmacy chains from ...

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Unprecedented drug shortage linked to Brexit, NHS bosses say

20 March 2019 - Hospitals across England are experiencing medicine shortages due to "stockpiling and price pressure as the Brexit ...

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Senate bill endorses Azar's call to allow drug imports

20 March 2019 - Bipartisan support for a Senate bill that seeks to allow drug importation to boost competition dovetails ...

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Brexit - implications for therapeutic goods in Australia

18 March 2019 - In the event of a 'no deal' exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union, ...

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