Sativex contains extracts from the leaf and flower of the cannabis plant

The first medicinal cannabis product to be licensed in Ireland has been rejected for inclusion in Health Service Executive-funded drug schemes. (...)

Minister of State at the Department of Health Kathleen Lynch says Biogen’s new application is being assessed. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The makers of a drug that helps people with multiple sclerosis to walk have made a new application to have it covered by the Health Service Executi(...)

Although Fampridine, known commercially as Fampyra, is not covered by Health Service Executive-funded drug schemes, it has been provided free to patients for the past 2½ years under a clinical trial by the manufacturer, Biogen. Photograph: Biogen

Multiple sclerosis patients will have to pay up to €400 per month from today for a drug to improve mobility which was previously provided free of char(...)

Minister of State for Primary Care Alex White: said Biogen had told the HSE it intended to submit a revised application to the NCPE. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The makers of a drug that helps people with multiple sclerosis to walk are to make a fresh application to have it covered by the Health Service Execu(...)

The Irish Medicines Board says it has “no immediate issues” with a number of leading new blood thinners which have been the su(...)