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Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)

Using the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), Australians can access a wide range of prescription medicines without paying full price.

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Better access to an overdose-reversing medication could save lives

A nasal spray has been added to the PBS, meaning many Australians could be saved from overdosing on prescription and illicit opioids.

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What is Medicare?

Medicare is a national insurance scheme that provides free or subsidised healthcare for Australians Learn more about how it works and who's eligible.

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Medicare Safety Net

The Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) helps Australians to access a wide range of prescription medicines without paying the full price.

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PrEP, the pill that can stop HIV infection, on PBS from April 1

A drug that can prevent HIV infection known as pre-exposure prophylaxis, or 'PrEP', is to be added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).

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Dwarfism

Dwarfism refers to people of short stature. Most people with dwarfism lead relatively long and healthy lives. Find out more about dwarfism here.

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Medicine recalls

Medicines may be recalled for a range of reasons. Learn who regulates medicine recalls, what to do if a medicine is recalled and where to return it.

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Nursing post

A nursing post is a health centre staffed by nurses or nurse practitioners, who have the training necessary to provide medical services, including emergency care.

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Questions to ask before taking a medicine

It's important to learn about your medicines before you take them. Here are some questions you can ask your doctor or pharmacist about medicines.

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Australia’s healthcare system

The Australian healthcare system can sometimes seem confusing. Learn more about the types of services available, and how you can access them.

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