Type 2 diabetes drug shortage: Victoria’s Ozempic, Trulicity supplies limited until March

28 November 2022 - Type 2 diabetes sufferers are spending hours driving around the suburbs begging pharmacists for a drug that’s ...

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High demand of popular obesity drug Saxenda; may be going to "wrong" patients

26 November 2022 - Since April of this year there has been a high demand for the obesity drug Saxenda, but ...

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NSW pharmacists to prescribe the pill, antibiotics in health shake-up

13 November 2022 - Pharmacists will be able to prescribe a range of meds and repeat scripts under a NSW government ...

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PBS minimum stockholding requirements

21 October 2022 - Amendments made by the National Health Amendment Act 2021 give effect to the commitments in the new ...

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Diabetics won’t be made to pay for alternative medicines, PHARMAC says

13 October 2022 - PHARMAC says people with type 2 diabetes won’t be made to pay for alternative medicines. ...

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Thousands could be affected by shortage of diabetes drug

12 October 2022 - Thousands of people with type 2 diabetes could be affected by a shortage of the drug ...

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Nearly a fifth of Australia’s Covid vaccine stock binned amid warning of fresh wave of cases

11 October 2022 - Dwindling demand for booster shots causes concern immunisation gaps leaving country open to new variants. ...

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Monkeypox vaccine not expected in NZ until December as community spread confirmed

10 October 2022 - New Zealand now has community transmission of monkeypox, but a vaccine to protect those at highest ...

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Free medicines under proposed plan to slash PBS co-payment

8 October 2022 - One of Australia’s leading pharmacy chains wants to offer some medicines for free and others at a ...

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Disaster tipped after vital medicine cut off

8 October 2022 - The supply of a critical lifesaving nuclear medicine to Australia has been cut off, prompting urgent ...

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Europe's generic drugmakers say they may cut output due to energy bills

28 September 2022 - Europe's drugmakers have warned they may stop making some cheap generic medicines because of surging electricity ...

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COVID-19 vaccine procurement review says rapid access to vaccines and treatments key to on-going protection of Australians

27 September 2022 - Medicines Australia welcomes the independent review of Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine and treatment procurements by Professor Jane ...

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Halton review into vaccine and treatment procurement

27 September 2022 - Professor Jane Halton AO has handed to Government her independent review of Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine and treatment ...

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'Long-term harm' for diabetics unable to access medication

8 September 2022 - Diabetic patients could need liver transplants down the line due to the shortage of a life-altering ...

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Grifols enters into agreement with Canadian Blood Services to accelerate self-sufficiency in immunoglobulins for Canada

7 September 2022 - The country, with an increasing immunoglobulin usage rate, currently imports about 85% of its immunoglobulin demand for ...

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