“There are more than a hundred medicines on the PHARMAC waiting list. Some have been there five, ten or even fifteen years. I interviewed the Chief Executive of PHARMAC, Sarah Fitt, and asked her whether she was comfortable with that. Well, if there’s other medicines that have come along and replaced it. If there’s not […]
June 17, 2019
Infographic shows why lung cancer patients are dying prematurely
New Zealand is so far behind with access to standard of care treatments it is embarrassing. Lung cancer is the most targetable cancer. However, Pharmac policy is causing our most vulnerable to die prematurely.