National Diabetes Services
Scheme (NDSS) Access Points supply registrants with subsidized
products and related information to help them manage their
They offer easy access to subsidised products in the community.
The majority of Access Points are community pharmacies; however,
not all pharmacies are NDSS Access Points.
There are currently more than 1100 pharmacies in Queensland
supplying approximately 250,000 NDSS registrants with their blood
glucose testing strips, insulin needles, insulin pump consumables
and continuous glucose monitoring products.
To find the nearest NDSS community pharmacy, go to https://osd.ndss.com.au
You will find the pharmacy name, address and phone number, as
well as a map to locate this and other NDSS pharmacies in the local
If, however, the local pharmacy is not an NDSS pharmacy, they
will be unable to supply products at the subsidised price.
A visit to an NDSS Access Point pharmacy ensures access to
cheaper diabetes products.
A registrant should only be paying a maximum of $15 for a box of
100 blood glucose monitoring strips or $1.20 if they hold a
If your local pharmacy would like to apply to be an NDSS Access
Point, please ask them to call Diabetes Queensland on 1300 136
We will be happy to advise about the process to make it easier
for clients to get their subsidised diabetes supplies locally.