Hospital medicines notification

Medicines

Decision

PHARMAC has announced further decisions related to the funding of hospital medicines.

PHARMAC is pleased to announce that a further decision has been made to establish a nationally-consistent list of medicines to be funded within DHB hospitals. This decision relates to a consultation letter dated 25 February 2013.

These decisions establish the final six (of sixteen) ‘therapeutic groups’ that will make up the list of medicines to be funded in DHB hospitals, which will be contained in Section H of the Pharmaceutical Schedule: Blood and Blood Forming Organs, Extemporaneously Compounded Preparations, Oncology Agents and Immunosuppressants, Special Foods, Vaccines and Various.