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April 8, 2019

New Europe-wide Data Shows New Medicines Face Growing Delays Reaching Irish Patients

New data shows Irish patients face growing delays accessing new medicines, ranking well into the bottom half of European countries surveyed as part of a comprehensive […]
March 28, 2019

IPHA Presses to Place Innovation at the Heart of Europe as Elections Draw Near

As the campaign begins ahead of the European Parliament elections on May 24th, the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association (IPHA) has called on candidates to back progress […]
March 7, 2019

New Medicines Waited Almost 2.5 Years For Reimbursement Decisions, says IPHA

New figures show 10 innovative treatments approved by the HSE for use by patients spent 890 days awaiting decisions The 10 new innovative medicines recently approved […]
February 28, 2019

Rare Disease Patients Can Access Just One-Third of Medicines Available in Rest of Europe, Says IPHA

Just one-third of medicines for rare diseases licensed for patients in Europe are available in Ireland, according to new figures released on Rare Disease Day by […]
February 25, 2019

IPHA defends industry against ‘baseless’ charge of ‘predatory’ pricing

The Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association (IPHA) has defended the industry against a charge of ‘predatory’ pricing by the National Centre for Pharmoeconomics (NCPE). The NCPE is the […]
February 12, 2019

IPHA hosts digital engagement seminar as healthcare storytelling evolves

Ever wondered why Facebook is serving you more and more ads for ways to take better care of health or your video feed features patients telling […]
January 30, 2019

Government recognises ‘very significant work’ by industry on Brexit planning

The Government has recognised the industry for “very significant work” in planning for Brexit. At the Oireachtas Committee on Health on Wednesday, the Secretary General of […]
January 29, 2019

European lawmakers on course to weaken IP incentives environment

Lawmakers in Brussels are on track towards weakening the environment for the discovery and adoption of medical innovation, potentially putting at risk the development of new […]
January 18, 2019

Brexit demands us all to work together for patients

There’s a saying in Brussels called going ‘into the tunnel’. It’s when negotiators get together to try to plot a path to resolving Brexit. As the […]