Diabetes strategy and PBS review reports due this year

The Coalition government is prioritising its new National Diabetes Strategy, with an expert advisory group to finalise its recommendations by the end of the year, the Senate Estimates Committee has been told.

Announced by Federal health minister Peter Dutton in December, the new strategy will be based on a “high-level policy framework for action in diabetes prevention and care ... underpinned by the best available evidence and it will focus on high-impact achievable actions.”

A Senate Estimates Committee hearing last week was told that the