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Health Minister Greg Hunt has highlighted a number of new drugs to gain PBS listing The new listings are worth $142 million, Mr Hunt says. Vorinostat (Zolinza) will be available …

New medicines worth $310 million have been added to the PBS this week, the Health Minister has announced The drugs were added to the PBS on Monday this week, with …

Labor MP and pharmacist Emma McBride has spoken in support of the Therapeutic Goods Amendment Bill… with some caveats In speaking on the Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2016 Measures No.1) Bill …

A new drug therapy for women with advanced ovarian cancer has been listed on the PBS as of today – which is also the first day of Ovarian Cancer Awareness …

The first and only one-tablet, once-a-day treatment for all genotypes of chronic hepatitis C infection has been recommended for PBS listing Gilead Sciences Australia has announced that the TGA has …

The Government has subsidised another $70 million round of new revolutionary medicines that will make treatments for Type 2 diabetes cheaper and more accessible and also help save the lives …

The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia has declared its support for faster and improved access to vital medicines and medical devices as announced in the 2016 Federal Budget. “The …

New therapies have been PBS listed for the treatment of genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C virus. AbbVie Australia today announced that Viekira Pak (ombitasvir, paritaprevir, ritonavir tablets; dasabuvir tablets) and …

A cancer medicine that doubles progression free survival in people with indolent Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and is less toxic than previous chemotherapy regimens will be added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme …

Professor Lisa Nissen, Debbie Rigby and Chris Campbell’s fast facts on the new Hepatitis C drugs… In Australia it is estimated that more than 230,000 patients were living with chronic …

New pharmacy training to understand and dispense the new direct acting antiviral oral regimens for Hepatitis C will be available in May, but pharmacists need to learn as much as …

Now that new generation medicines for hepatitis C have been subsidised on the PBS, the Government needs to invest in raising awareness about them and the disease, stakeholders say. In …