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Coronavirus: Elective surgery catch-up could take years

It could take years to get through a backlog of elective surgery patients caused by Covid-19 restrictions, say specialists. Senior doctors warn there aren’t enough specialists to increase capacity and[…]

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Government funding boost for Pharmac

Government funding boost for Pharmac announced, but it doesn’t go far enough for some cancer sufferers. The Government has boosted Pharmac’s funding by $160 million over the next four years[…]

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Without Keytruda, 30 deaths a week in NZ from cancer

Pharmac’s decision to backtrack on funding Keytruda is a major blow for equality in New Zealand’s health system, a leading oncologist says. Lung cancer is the most fatal cancer in[…]

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KEYTRUDA – THE GREAT PHARMAC U-TURN

Keytruda is effectively used in treatment for lung cancer, melanoma, head and stomach cancer and Pharmac had fully intended to fund it. However last week it was announced that Pharmac[…]

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Stay the course and leave your KiwiSaver account alone

One of the most frightening aspects of Covid-19 has been its effects on our financial stability. This was already showing its hand as we headed towards lockdown via our diving[…]

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Covid 19 coronavirus: Hamilton mum’s lockdown diagnosis – breast cancer

With three family members already having succumbed to cancer, Hamilton woman Zandra Bleasdale knew she’d have to tread carefully when telling her two young children her news. Over the past[…]

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Clients insured with Fidelity

For clients who have a Fidelity policy with us please follow the link below to Fidelity’s offical customer response page. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact[…]

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Clients insured with AIA

For clients who have an AIA policy with us please follow the link to AIA’s official customer response page. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact a member of the[…]

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Clients insured with nib

For clients who have an nib policy with us please follow the link to nib’s official customer response page. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact a member of the[…]

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