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Amanda Rose

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Media Release – PHARMAC widens access to funded treatments for multiple sclerosis

February 12, 2021 | Advocacy, Life with MS, Treatments

(Pharmac Media Release – 12 February 2021) PHARMAC announced today that it will be widening access to all funded multiple sclerosis treatments from 1 March. 1800 people with multiple sclerosis will be able to stay on their treatment for longer, […]


Recording: Public Consultation Meeting on Proposed Changes to MS Treatments

December 11, 2020 | Uncategorised

On Friday 11th December Multiple Sclerosis NZ hosted a public webinar regarding Pharmac’s public consultation on a proposal to widen access to funded multiple sclerosis treatments. Specialist MS Neurologists Dr John Mottershead and Dr Debbie Mason joined MSNZ’s National Manager […]


Public Consultation Meeting on Proposed Changes to MS Treatments

December 4, 2020 | Advocacy, Life with MS, Treatments

On Friday 27th November 2020, Pharmac released public consultation on a proposal to widen access to funded multiple sclerosis treatments and transition access from the Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Assessment Committee (MSTAC) Panel to a standard Special Authority. Consultation closes 4pm […]


No More Dreaded 500 Metre ‘Walk of Shame’ For Kiwis With MS?

November 27, 2020 | Advocacy, Life with MS, Treatments

Media Release No More Dreaded 500 Metre ‘Walk of Shame’ For Kiwis With MS? A six year battle to allow multiple sclerosis patients continued access to vital funded drug treatments may soon be over, with news that Pharmac is finally […]


Announcement: PHARMAC consultation: proposal to widen access and transition the process for funded access to multiple sclerosis treatments

November 27, 2020 | Advocacy, Life with MS, Treatments

Pharmac have released public consultation on a proposal to widen access to funded multiple sclerosis treatments and transition access from the Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Assessment Committee (MSTAC) Panel to a standard Special Authority. Please follow this link to read the […]