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President talks with RNZ on revised Pharmac criteria to give earlier access to medication.

June 29, 2022 | Advocacy, Media

Listen to MSNZ President, Neil Woodhams talk with RNZ presenters on the afternoon show ‘The Panel’. Hear him discuss the impacts Pharmac’s revised criteria for people with MS accessing medication earlier than ever before will have on people with MS […]


Proposal to fund treatment earlier for relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis

May 30, 2022 | Advocacy, Life with MS, Treatments

We are excited to announce that following 7 years of relentless advocacy by Multiple Sclerosis NZ (MSNZ), Pharmac have opened the consultation process to increase earlier access to treatments for relapsing remitting MS. We now need YOUR HELP to get […]


The Good Service Project

December 17, 2019 | Advocacy, Education, Funding, Research

“Is it reasonable to wait four months for my neurology referral or MRI?” It’s a surprisingly common question, and that worries us. We regularly receive calls from distressed people experiencing multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms for the first time or in […]


The Cost of MS Study

December 17, 2019 | Advocacy, Education, Funding, Research, Uncategorised

New Zealanders with multiple sclerosis (MS) face undue restrictions to life-altering drug treatments and valuable social supports. The cost and consequences of this lack of access are enormous. We believe this needs to change. New Zealanders with MS need better […]


Advocacy

August 16, 2017