IPHA launches report and infographic on how Ireland is falling behind in access to new medicines

IPHA has launched a briefing document which sets out how Irish patients are being denied access to new medicines that are readily available in other Western European countries. s.

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IPHA Submission to National Biosimilar Medicines Consultation

In a submission made to the National Biosimilar Medicines Policy consultation process, the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association (IPHA) highlighted the importance of adopting a patient-centric policy on prescribing biologic and biosimilar medicines.  

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IPHA welcomes confirmation delayed medicines will be made available for patients

The Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association welcomes the statement by the HSE confirming that it will fund nine delayed medicines for prescribing to patients. 

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Crunch meeting fails to clear new medicines logjam

Thousands of patients in Ireland, with serious conditions ranging from heart disease, cancer and skin condition are being denied access to nine new medicines that are routinely available across Europe.

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Timely reimbursement of innovative medicines important for new National Cancer Strategy

The Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association (IPHA) has welcomed the new National Cancer Strategy and highlighted the fact that a timely reimbursement system must be in place if it is to deliver on its objectives.

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Pharmaceutical industry to deliver further saving to the State of €15 million

From 1 July next the cost to the State of 780 medicines, most of which are supplied by member companies of the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association (IPHA), will fall. 

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Minister for Health launches new Irish vaccines publication to mark World Immunisation Week

World Immunisation Week was marked today at the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland, (RCPI), by Minister for Health, Simon Harris T.D., who launched a new publication, Vaccines for Life, on behalf of the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association (IPHA).

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