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Some over-the-counter medicines no longer PBS-subsidised in 2016

In Australia, a number of common medicines can be bought over the counter and also have a Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) listing, so that they can receive PBS subsidy.

From 1 January 2016, 17 medicines will have their PBS listing altered or removed (ie, they will be delisted). Find out more about what this means for you or someone you are caring for.

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Associate Professor James Sharman and Professor Mark Nelson, two of the authors of the recently released Australian consensus statement on home BP monitoring, and complementary resources, answer some key questions on the topic of home BP monitoring.

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