Funding for chemo drugs could come from 6CPA

Funding for PBS chemotherapy drugs could potentially be included in the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement, following the expiry of the current Agreement in June 2015.

The Senate Community Affairs References Committee recently conducted an inquiry into the supply of chemotherapy drugs, and based on its findings, made a number of recommendations to the Australian Government.

The Committee recommended that the government continue the examination of issues in chemotherapy drug pricing, and to also ensure the ongoing supply of the drugs across all services, particularly in