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NDSS Access Point Services

Managing Your Diabetes, together

NDSS supplies are only available through your Pharmacy

James Dean Pharmacies are accredited NDSS Access Points


NDSS stands for National Diabetes Services Scheme.
Our Pharmacies Accreditation as NDSS Access Points means that our Pharmacists can support you in the management of diabetes, providing professional advice and nutritional guidance.

NDSS education services are available from Diabetes Australia and Diabetes WA.

For details, call the NDSS Infoline on 1300 136 588 or visit:


NDSS Services include:

  • Provision of blood glucose monitor strips and insulin needles under the NDSS scheme (i.e price covered by government)

  • Professional information on diabetes,

  • medications used to treat the condition,

  • types of glucose monitors and how to use them,

  • types of insulin devices and how to use them;

  • as well as dietary and exercise advice.

  • Blood glucose monitor demonstration and setup available

  • Control testing on machines


NDSS products available include:

  • Blood glucose monitors

  • Blood glucose testing strips

  • Lancets

  • Insulin pump consumables (available on request)

  • Insulin syringes

  • Pen needles

  • Hypoglycaemia sugar supplements

  • Diabetic books & pamphlets

  • Glycaemic index books

  • Sharps disposal units

  • Diabetic socks

  • Extensive wound care treatments

  • Sugar free confectionary

and more...

As of 1st July 2016:

  • NDSS products and supplies such as needles, syringes, blood glucose testing strips and insulin pump consumables are available at NDSS community pharmacies

  • People with type 2 diabetes not using insulin are entitled to a subsidised six month supply of NDSS blood glucose strips. After the six months, further strips will only be issued if permitted by a Doctor or authorised health professional.  If you are a person with type 2 diabetes not using insulin and already registered with the NDSS, the strip restriction will apply six months from the date of your first test strip purchase after 1 July 2016.

  • For further details regarding the changes see the NDSS Website

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