About the NDSS

The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) is an initiative of the Australian Government and is administered by Diabetes Australia. The NDSS agent in Queensland is Diabetes Queensland.

Register with the NDSS

Registration with the NDSS is free to all eligible individuals who are diagnosed with diabetes.

The scheme is designed to assist you to self-manage your diabetes. The benefits of being registered with the NDSS include:

  • access to a range of subsidised products, such as blood glucose testing strips, via your NDSS access point pharmacy.
  • diabetes and health information, education and support services that you can access through Diabetes Queensland.

To register, complete the registration form, have it certified by a registered medical practitioner, nurse practitioner or credentialled diabetes educator and return the form to the NDSS.

Register with the NDSS

Diabetes products

Access point pharmacies provide subsidised products and information to people living with diabetes. They are located across Queensland. Find your closest NDSS access point pharmacy.

You can also purchase diabetes products from our online shop. If you are a member of the Diabetes Queensland Live Your Life Community you will receive a discount. Visit diabetesshop.com to find out more.

Online Services Directory

The NDSS Online Services Directory is a list of health professionals who can help you manage your diabetes. You can search for doctors, endocrinologists, diabetes educators, dietitians or other health professionals in your area. You can also search for a NDSS access point pharmacy in your area.

Search our Online Services Directory for a health professional or NDSS Pharmacy in your area, or call the NDSS Helpline on 1800 637 700.

NDSS National Helpline

The National helpline takes calls from people wanting information and support for managing diabetes. Call 1800 637 700 to speak to the helpline team or email info@ndss.com.au. Find out more about the NDSS at ndss.com.au or call the NDSS Helpline on 1800 637 700.

Learn more about the steps you can take if you are newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes or gestational diabetes.


Diabetes Queensland may from time to time receive sponsorship and/or educational grants from suppliers of diabetes products or medicines in support of diabetes consumer awareness raising, educational activities for health professionals, conferences and meetings, and other activities.

Where the third party supplier is a current or prospective supplier of products or medicines included (or which could be proposed for inclusion) on the NDSS Product Schedule, Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) or other similar scheme accessed by persons with diabetes that is funded (in whole or in part) by the Commonwealth, Diabetes Queensland provides this assurance that no third party supplier is entitled to, nor will receive, any advantage in terms of the provision of Commonwealth-subsidised diabetes products or medicines to people with diabetes or the provision of Scheme information to people with diabetes or health professionals.

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