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Changes to the NDSS

Find out more about changes to NDSS products and services.

Continuous Glucose Monitoring Initiative from 1 August 2021

Updated 1 August 2021

FreeStyle Libre 2

From 1 August 2021, FreeStyle Libre 2 products will be available to access through the Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Initiative as part of the NDSS.

People who meet the CGM Initiative eligibility criteria can access FreeStyle Libre 2 through the NDSS.

Note: Existing users of FreeStyle Libre can continue to use FreeStyle Libre or choose to change to FreeStyle Libre 2—both products will be available.

Starter kits

No starter kit is required for FreeStyle Libre 2. However, people should consult their health professional about how to best use FreeStyle Libre 2 as part of their diabetes management.

Eligibility criteria

The eligibility criteria to access continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) and flash glucose monitoring (Flash GM) products through the CGM Initiative have not changed.

Access forms

From 1 August 2021, updated Continuous and Flash Glucose Monitoring Access forms will be available on the NDSS website at

Authorised certifiers

There are no changes to the health professionals authorised to certify Continuous and Flash Glucose Monitoring Access Forms. Only health professionals listed on the Continuous and Flash Glucose Monitoring Access forms can certify access.

Previous important announcements

18 January 2021
Continuous Glucose Monitoring Initiative: Dexcom G6, Medtronic and authorised certifiers from 18 January 2021

24 February 2020
Continuous Glucose Monitoring Initiative: FreeStyle Libre added and eligibility criteria streamlined from 1 March 2020

6 February 2019
Government funding boost enables more people to access new glucose monitoring devices through the NDSS from 1 March 2019

9 November 2018
Reduced NDSS co-payments

1 April 2017
Continuous glucose monitoring information

1 July 2016
Important notice about NDSS product supply and delivery