Latest News

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 […]


Can you spare 10 minutes to help us capture the impact of the MS Brain Health initiative?

November 25, 2020 | Research

MS Brain Health are running a survey to capture the value of their work on individuals in developing their approach to MS care – both in terms of personal impact and the wider health and care environment. If you are […]