Australian Government Department of Health
The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) delivers diabetes-related products at subsidised prices and provides information and support services to people with diabetes.
On behalf of the Commonwealth Department of Health, AHA has been engaged to update its previous 2012 review of the NDSS Product Schedule. Both reviews examined the appropriateness and currency of diabetes-related products on the schedule list, in terms of best practice stock management and ways to reduce wastage.
AHA’s 2017 review includes:
The NDSS provides support for people with diabetes including providing access to subsidised products, such as blood glucose test strips and sharps, to over 700,000 people.