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    The Patient Voice Aotearoa chairperson says better medication funding is desperately needed

    The Patient Voice Aotearoa chairperson says better medication funding is desperately needed


    Eight petitions with 48 thousand signatures were presented to parliament - pleading for money for drugs and devices.

    Malcolm Mulholland says the organisation has now decided to lodge their own petition.

    He says they are calling on the Government to immediately double the PHARMAC budget with plans to triple it in the future, as well as reform the agency.

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