Bestmed is a medical aid scheme that offers their members extra value when joining the Dis-Chem Benefit Programme.

How do you register for the Bestmed benefit?

  • All Bestmed main members are automatically registered for the Dis-Chem Benefit Programme. All you need to do is pick up your Dis-Chem & Bestmed Benefit Card in store and start shopping.
  • Only Bestmed main members will qualify for the extra benefits at Dis-Chem.

What are the benefits to Bestmed members?

Over and above the Dis-Chem Benefit Programme, Bestmed members can also visit their local Dis-Chem pharmacy for the following Bestmed benefits:

Dis-Chem benefits available to main members

As a Bestmed customer you will earn an additional 1% back on your purchases meaning you will earn 2.5% back in Dis-Chem Benefit rewards (note that the usual product exclusions apply)

  • Over the counter medication, sunscreens vitamins, minerals and sanitisers*
  • Collecting acute and chronic medication*
  • Annual Flu Vaccine
  • Paediatric immunisations*
  • Completing your HRA unlocks your free Bestmed Tempo Wellness Benefits


  • Female contraceptives*
  • 2 Diabetes primary care consultations
    subject to registration with HaloCare
    limited to R341.90 per consultation
  • Free Health Risk Assessments (HRA) at any Dis-Chem Clinic including:
    lifestyle questionnaire
    blood pressure,
    blood glucose,
    height, weight and body mass index (BMI)

Bestmed Tempo Wellness benefits available at Dis-Chem include:

3 Consultations per baby per year at a Dis-Chem clinic where a professional nurse measures your baby’s height, weight and head circumference.

Other Bestmed Tempo Wellness benefits that members can get from Bestmed Wellness Network Providers include:

  • 1 nutritional assessment for the whole family
  • 1 functional consultation with an occupational therapist for your child (3–12 years)
  • 1 fitness assessment with a biokineticist for your child (13 –17 years)
  • 3 consultations with a dietician per member/dependant 18 years and older
  • 3 consultations with a biokineticist per member/dependant 18 years and older

Click here for terms and conditions, scroll down and open the Dis-Chem Benefit terms and conditions drop-down.

*All Bestmed benefits may vary based on your Bestmed option and the availability of benefits and savings

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