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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    Calls for Pharmac to change its assessments of medicine applications

    Calls for Pharmac to change its assessments of medicine applications


    Life-saving treatments go unfunded long after Medsafe has approved them.

    The Government announced today that Medsafe and Pharmac will assess medications simultaneously to speed up the process.

    But Breast Cancer Coalition Chairperson Libby Burgess the whole system needs to change.

    She says it's set up to reduce spending on medicine - rather than to provide for sick people.

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