Medicines update

The latest medicines update features news that a career will present the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee with a petition signed by 10,000 Australians supporting the call for MS treatment, Fampyra (fampridine), to be listed on the PBS, while evidence suggests that making a public commitment to reducing inappropriate prescribing is effective improves antibiotic prescribing.

People power push

A Victorian carer and mother of three, Brenda Fisher, has secured more than 10,000 signatures supporting improving treatment choices for people with Multiple