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OSTOMY CANADA SOCIETY IS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS
Volunteers are needed for two committees to support persons living with an ostomy:
The Joint advocacy committee: is a group comprising NSWOCC members and members of Ostomy Canada. Our mission is to advocate for persons living with an ostomy by leveraging opportunities for both financial support and improved access to medical services. We are Looking for 2 volunteers
Indigenous Wound, Ostomy and Continence Health Core Program update on Ostomy Supplies and National Insured Health benefits A committee has recently been formed to support indigenous persons living with an ostomy, recognizing and seeing solutions to the unique challenges faced by persons living in northern communities. This committee would benefit from the participation of a member of an ostomy chapter or peer group. If you would like to participate, please contact:
Co-Chair Joint advocacy committee
Positive Ostomy Awareness:
Vegan Ostomy Blog
DOWNLOAD the seventh printing of "A Handbook for New Ostomy Patients", a guidebook written and produced by the Vancouver Chapter for ostomates and their supporters everywhere. The seventh printing is made possible with the generous financial support of Nightingale Medical Supply Inc. and New West Ostomy Care and Supply.
PHARMACARE COVERAGE OF OSTOMY SUPPLIES
Wondering what ostomy supplies are covered by Pharmacare?
WANT TO MEET OTHERS WHO HAVE HAD SURGERY LIKE YOURS? Peer Support and Socials are held in many BC areas. Check listings on this page for one near you. All are free and all ages are welcome!
Ostomy Peer Support Group
Next Gathering November 9 4 - 6 pm
Unit 211 -3030 Lincoln Ave. Coquitlam V3B 6B4.
Maple Ridge BC
Call 604-481-5433 for more information