Canada warns U.S. against drug import plans, citing shortage concerns

18 July 2019 - Canada opposes any U.S. plans to buy Canadian prescription drugs that might threaten the country’s drug supply ...

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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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Novartis launches Adamis allergy shots in U.S. pharmacies amid EpiPen shortage

9 July 2019 - A unit of Novartis said on Tuesday it would make partner Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corp’s emergency allergy ...

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Pharmacists v doctors: fiery prescription debate rages in WA

9 July 2019 - A proposal to allow pharmacists to issue repeat prescriptions should be backed as consumers will save ...

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Rosemary wants to be the 'Uber' of electronic scripts

8 July 2019 - The former managing director of Dropbox Australia, a Microsoft Health executive and an early Atlassian employee ...

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Thousands more doses of the flu jab are on the way

7 July 2019 - The Ministry of Health has announced this morning 55,000 more doses of flu vaccine will arrive ...

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The model for acquiring oncology drugs must change, say Kaiser Permanente experts

3 July 2019 - Under the approach used by Kaiser Permanente, say the authors, in which oncologists have salaried incomes and ...

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Pharmacies could hand out prescriptions for medicines under major WA healthcare reforms

5 July 2019 - Pharmacies would be given a dramatically expanded role in the healthcare of WA patients under new ...

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Medicine shortages: EU network takes steps to improve reporting and communication

4 July 2019 - The European Union task force set up to address problems with medicines supply has published two ...

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Changes to wholesale mark-up arrangements for PBS Section 85 medicines dispensed in public and private hospitals to come into effect on 1 October 2019

2 July 2019 - The National Health Amendment (Budget Measure) Determination 2019 and the National Health (Commonwealth Price – Pharmaceutical Benefits ...

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Pharma frustration mounts as Johnson toys with no-deal Brexit pronouncements

27 June 2019 - No new government funds committed to no-deal medicines plans. ...

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Atomoxetine – delay in change of funded brand and open access

19 June 2019 - PHARMAC is advising all interested parties that there will be a delay in the listing of ...

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‘This is not the Trump hearing’ – PHARMAC deny accusations by National MP of tampering with Northland vaccine order

19 June 2019 - Tensions rose in a Parliament committee between Whangāreu MP Dr Shane Reti and PHARMAC. ...

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Government could have bought more vaccines for Northland: National

17 June 2019 - Health agencies could have bought enough meningococcal vaccine to immunise all children in Northland last year ...

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14,000 new flu vaccine doses available for high needs patients

13 June 2019 - Thousands more flu vaccines will be distributed across the country after Pharmac found another supplier. ...

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