Paying for costly pharmaceuticals: regulation of new drugs in Australia, England and New Zealand

James P Raftery
Med J Aust 2008; 188 (1): 26-28.
  • James P Raftery

  • Wessex Institute for Health Research and Development, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK.



Thanks to Andrew Mitchell, who provided information on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee and Rachel Grocott, who provided information on the Pharmaceutical Management Agency. Neither is responsible for the views expressed in this article, which are those of the author alone.

Competing interests:

None identified.

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