WHITE COAT, BLACK ART CBC podcast
Jessica Grossman and Karen Bruton discuss combatting the stigma associated with ostomies
Next Meeting Saturday, April 20
Collingwood Neighbourhood House
5288 Joyce Street Vancouver @ 1:30 pm
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?
Ostomy Peer Support Group
How can we help you?
Come and learn from our experiences! What questions do you have? Bring them along as well!! Come and see what it’s all about!
Bring your spouse or support person!
Meeting Dates: Second Tuesday of Each Month at 7:00 pm at 750 Trunk Road (Kiwanis Village) Duncan, BC
Information and directions, contact: Dave Clark 250.715.5499
ET Consultations Available in this Area: ETs Colette MacAskill and Linda Penney provide services every Tues, Wed and Thurs. To make an appointment, contact Pharmasave at #250-740-3880, ext 2
CHILLIWACK & AREA
Unless otherwise specified, meetings are held on the third Monday of each month at
1:30 (except January, July and August) at the Atchelitz Thresherman's Association, Canora Building, 44146 Luckakuck Way (Heritage Park), Chilliwack, BC
For more information:
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!
NEW! Bladder Cancer Support Group - Vancouver Region - we are a part of nationally registered charity organization of Bladder Cancer Canada www.bladdercancercanada.org
Location - 2nd Floor, Bonsor 55+ Seniors Centre, 6533 Nelson Ave, Burnaby, BC V5H 0C2 , 10 minute walk from Metrotown Skytrain station, Free Parking
Times and dates - 3rd Tuesday of every month, except August
“The support group offers an unique opportunity for all bladder cancer patients, including those with a urinary diversions, and their families to obtain support, knowledge, important information and friendship”
The group invites cancer specialists and other specialists to educate its members. On March 19 (Tue), a representative from Ostomy Care and Supply will be giving a presentation.
For more information, contact Joe at 604-313-6336 or
email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Ostomy Support Group
Coffee Reminder: April 18
Join us for our next bi-weekly coffee get together on Thursday, April 18th, 2019 at 1:30 pm at Quality Foods in Driftwood Mall. Once you are on the 2nd floor go to the left to get your coffee, etc. and then go behind the coffee bar and towards the washrooms. The meeting room is opposite the washrooms. We will have a sign on the door that says “CVO SUPPORT GROUP COFFEE MEETING”.
Our next meeting will be on Monday, June 10, 2019 at 7 pm at the Public Health Unit (formerly Comox Valley Community Health Centre), 961 England Ave., Courtenay. More information will be posted closer to the date. Other meeting dates are: October 21.
LAST MEETING SUMMARY CLICK HERE
Ostomy Peer Support Group
Next Meeting: Monday, April 15
Date: Monday, April 15, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Quality Foods, 27 Helmecken Road, Room A, 2nd Floor
Please note the following announcements:
1. Maureen Mann, ET, is retiring effective May 7, 2019, after 17 years as an Enterostomal Therapist at the Royal Jubilee Hospital. She is keeping her private practice at Nightingale Medical Supplies one day per week for patients who obtain their supplies from the Nightingale. As well, she may do casual work in September if necessary. She hopes that younger ET’s will be hired in order to continue to serve the ostomates in our community.
Location: Quality Foods, 27 Helmcken Road, 2nd Floor, Room A at 1:00 pm
2019 Meeting Schedule: January 21, February 18, March 18, April 15, May 20 (third Monday of each month)
For more information contact
FRASER VALLEY OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP