All funded medicines in New Zealand.
Hospital Medicines (HML)
About the Schedule
Rules of the Schedule
Hospital Medical Devices
Medicine funding and supply
Ask us to fund a medicine | Check changes to medicines | How do generics work?
Make an application
Medicine notices (includes supply issues)
Brand changes, discontinuations and more.
The funding process
What you need to know about medicines
Medicine supply management
Order condoms and nicotine replacement | About supply management
Hospital medical devices
PHARMAC contracts with device suppliers to ensure our hospitals can buy medical devices at fairer prices.
Download the latest hospital medical devices schedule
Medical devices we have contracted and the ones we're working on
Growing our role in medical devices
Read and subscribe to our devices newsletter
Te Tiriti o Waitangi
PHARMAC's Māori Responsiveness Strategy
The Māori health areas of focus
Programmes to support Māori health
Scholarships, awards and programmes
How we work with Whānau Ora
News and resources
Consultations and decisions
includes RFPs and tenders.
News and updates
Official Information Act
Our responses to OIA requests
Publications and resources
At a Glance: Pharmac in numbers
See the difference we made in 2020/21.
Our plan to deliver the best health outcomes for New Zealanders
Our work to improve equity of access to medicines in New Zealand.
Pacific Responsiveness Strategy
What we do
Who we are
How we get expert advice
Advice we seek to make decisions
Working at Pharmac
Explore current vacancies
How to get in touch
Follow the journey of a funding application
What we recommend to the Minister of Health about our budget
How we decide which medicines need funding first
Once assessed, every funding application goes onto one of our prioritised lists.
The law requires PHARMAC to stay within its budget
The methods we use to get the best prices for medicines and medical devices
How to find out what we plan to procure in the coming year.
We use the tender to save money on the medicines we already fund, so we can fund more medicines
The guides we use when we making decisions