Cover image of LSDP information for patients handout


Life Saving Drugs Program – Information for patients

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Publication date: 
15 October 2020
Last updated: 
3 February 2021
Publication type: 
Fact sheet
Intended audience: 
General public

This fact sheet covers:

  • About the program
  • Medicines covered under the LSDP
  • How the LSDP works
  • Patient eligibility criteria
  • Accessing medicine through the LSDP
  • How we assess patient applications
  • How your medicine gets to you
  • Costs
  • Annual treatment review and tests
  • Your obligations under the program
  • What you need to do if you want to travel
  • How you can give feedback
  • Contact details for the LSDP team.