Hospital medicines

13 new medicines funded

$6.69 million in savings to DHB hospitals 



Hospital medical devices

Work is underway in 11 categories (25% of market)

20,000 line items on the Schedule, six times the number of medicines

34 contracts in place

Community medicines

15 new medicines funded

$79 million savings

Access widened to
6 medicines

44.4 million prescription items funded


Listed HPV vaccine for boys (from January 2017)

Listed varicella (chickenpox) for all children (from June 2017)