SPINAL ARTHRITIS PATIENTS IN BONNER TO BENEFIT FROM NEW MEDICINE ADDED TO PBS

The Morrison Government will make a medication for severe inflammatory spinal arthritis more affordable for Bonner patients when it is listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), saving patients more than $15,000 a year. Almost 4,000 patients across Australia who are suffering from active non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis will benefit when Simponi® (Golimumab) becomes available on…

COALITION TO DELIVER SHORTER WAIT TIMES AND LOWER EXPENSES FOR MRI PATIENTS

The Coalition has announced a total of 30 additional sites across Australia to receive Medicare subsidised MRIs. This week the Government announced ten locations to receive Medicare subsidised MRIs from 1st November 2018, subject to the sites meeting the required approvals and administrative requirements. A competitive public application process has been opened to determine the…