Kiwis miss out on $73m worth of medicines in 5 yrs

Published: Mon 13 Nov 2006 09:21 AM
Dr Jackie Blue
National Party Associate Health Spokeswoman (Pharmacare)
12 November 2006
Kiwis miss out on $73m worth of medicines in five years
Pharmac has yet again underspent its budget, this time by more than $19.4 million, says National’s Associate Health spokeswoman (Pharmacare), Dr Jackie Blue.
“This information is buried in Pharmac’s latest annual report, in which the agency awards itself an A for achievement,” says Dr Blue.

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