New legislation to support medicine substitutions

5 March 2021 - New legislation has been passed to allow pharmacists to substitute a different medicine when a patient's ...

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Martin Shkreli accused of drug monopoly scheme by insurer

5 March 2021 - A Blue Cross Blue Shield affiliate sued “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical industry’s imprisoned enfant ...

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Italy, EU refuse AstraZeneca request to ship 250,000 doses of vaccine to Australia

5 March 2021 - Italy and the European Union have blocked a shipment of the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine destined for Australia ...

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CSL warns AstraZeneca booster shots not available until end of year

2 March 2021 - Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine maker CSL says it is open to making booster shots for AstraZeneca for ...

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NHS prescription charges set to rise in England

2 March 2021 - The NHS prescription charge in England is set to increase to £9.35 from 1 April 2021 ...

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The first doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID vaccine have arrived. What happens next?

28 February 2021 - Australia has doubled its coronavirus vaccine stocks after hundreds of thousands of doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca ...

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The common medicines hit with shortages as COVID supply issues worsen

24 February 2021 - Australians are being forced to take desperate measures to track down prescription medications they need as ...

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Biden to sign order seeking homegrown fixes for shortfalls of foreign-made items

24 February 2021 - Shortages of medical supplies and ingredients for pharmaceuticals came into stark focus during the early days ...

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New Pfizer COVID vaccine doses hit Australia as Anthony Albanese lines up for jab

23 February 2021 - An additional 166,000 doses of Pfizer vaccine have arrived in Australia, as Labor leader Anthony Albanese ...

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von der Leyen admits to COVID-19 vaccine failures

20 February 2021 - EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen's comments come after much scrutiny of the EU vaccination ...

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A sixth of Australia’s vaccine supply at risk due to syringe shortage

18 February 2021 - Syringes designed to extract the maximum number of doses from Australia’s shipments of coronavirus vaccines will ...

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Johnson & Johnson has only a few million COVID-19 vaccine doses in stock as likely launch nears

18 February 2021 - Johnson & Johnson has only a few million doses of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine in its ...

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Initial towns, suburbs and hubs for COVID-19 vaccine

18 February 2021 - Australia’s COVID-19 Vaccination Program will commence from next week. ...

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Pfizer and BioNTech to supply the European Union with 200 million additional doses of Cominarty

17 February 2021 - New agreement brings total supply to the European Union to 500 million doses, with delivery expected by ...

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Medicines Australia’s statement on the arrival of the Pfizer vaccine

16 February 2021 - Medicines Australia welcomes the arrival of the first doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to Australia. ...

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