NDSS and Diabetes services

Location / Trading Hours

136 Rokeby Road
Subiaco Perth WA 6008, Australia

Mon-Fri:     8:30am - 7:00pm
Saturday:   8:30am - 5:00pm
Sunday:     11:00am - 5:00pm

Phone: 08 9381 1468
Hotline: 1300 534 453

National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) and Diabetes Services

Diabetes Services - Save money with your
NDSS membership

Friendlies Chemist Subiaco is an accredited sub-agent of the NDSS, an Australian Government initiative administered by Diabetes Australia which delivers diabetes-related products at subsidised prices and provides information and support services to people with diabetes.

NDSS membership forms are available at Friendlies Chemist Subiaco. Once your doctor has determined that you qualify and signs the form, you can access a range of subsidised government approved products including:
  • Testing strips for checking blood and urine glucose levels
  • Free insulin syringes and pen-needles (if you require insulin)
  • Subsidised insulin pump consumables (IPCs)
  • Professional information services on lifestyle management with diabetes.
The NDSS card is also recognised and accepted as primary proof that a member needs to travel with diabetes equipment on both domestic and international flights.

Friendlies Chemist Subiaco stocks insulin carry bags for travel, as well as a range of books relating to dietary guidelines and recipes for diabetes maangement.

Membership Eligibility

Membership is open to all Australian residents who have a Medicare card and have been diagnosed with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, including gestational diabetes. Visitors to Australia from a country with a Reciprocal Healthcare Agreement in place are also eligible.

For more information visit www.ndss.com.au

Benefits of becoming an NDSS member:
  • Free registration available in-store*
  • Substantial product discounts
  • Recognised by the Australian Government as primary ID
  • Access to professional advice and support
  • Referrals to health professionals
  • Product advice and selection assistance
  • Distribution of NDSS materials to registrants.
*Must be signed by your GP, specialist or Credentialled Diabetes Educator (CDE).

Diabetes Australia WA (DAWA)

For a small fee clients can also become a member of DAWA which also offers members diabetes education, access to support groups and discounts.

For more information visit www.diabeteswa.com.au

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Location / Trading Hours

136 Rokeby Road Subiaco Perth WA 6008, Australia
Mon-Fri:* 8:00am - 7:00pm
*Thursday: 8.00am - 8.00pm
Saturday: 8.30am - 5:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 4:00pm

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