Open Letter to Prime Minister

In August last year, a promise was made to fund 13 new cancer medicines via a $280 million fund to Pharmac, starting July 1 this year.

These medicines, crucial for treating cancers such as lung, bowel, kidney, melanoma, and head and neck cancers, are already available in Australia. However, the recent budget announcement has left cancer patients and advocates in disbelief, as it appears these medicines may not be funded for at least another year.

Read the Letter to Prime Minister Chistopher Luxon, Minister of Finance Nicola Willis, and the Associate Minister of Health (Pharmac) David Seymour here: Open Letter