The Commonwealth Government have recently announced changes to Adhesive Remover Wipe products listed in Stoma Appliance Scheme Schedule Subgroup 9(D). Commencing 1 March, 2017, the maximum monthly allowance of a some Adhesive Remover Wipes will reduce from 100 per month to a maximum of 60 per month. Products affected are Smith and Nephew Universal Remover Wipe (4031), Hollister No Sting Adhesive Remover Wipe (7760), Salts Wipeaway Wipes (WA1) and Convatec Convacare Adhesive Remover Wipe (37443).  Because of packaging quantities, from 1 March 2017 the maximum issue of 4031 and 7760 will be 1 box of 50 per month, and the maximum issue of 37443 will be 1 box of 100 per 2 months. 2 x boxes of WA1 will be issued each month if requested.

For more information, please contact the association on 07 3359 7570.

Established in 1960, Queensland Stoma Association is a not for profit self-help group offering support, assistance and information for people with a “stoma” also called an ileostomy, colostomy or urostomy. People who have had this type of surgery are known as “ostomates”.

The Association is open for business from 8.30am to 2.30pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. We are closed on Fridays and Public Holidays.

Information about joining the Association can be found on our “Becoming a member” page. To find out how to place an order with the Association, please see visit our “Placing an order” page. To contact the Association, please email us via our “Contact Us” page for more information.

We encourage all members to visit our site to find out more information about assistance available under  the Stoma Appliance Scheme and Ostomate support in Australia.

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