PLEASE NOTE THAT THE OSTOMATE INFORMATION DAY SCHEDULED FOR 25th JULY 2020 HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Novel Coronovirus (COVID-19) update 23 June, 2020

As QLD’s Covid19 numbers have remained low, the association is on track to reopen to the general public on Monday 6th July. We will resume our normal business hours of 8.30am to 2.30 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. At this stage we will not be reopening on the last Saturday of the month however this will be be reviewed later this year.

As were reopen in a COVIDsafe climate, we ask that the following procedures be observed:

1. Only visit the association if necessary to collect your order,
2. Bring your next order form with you, completed and ready to submit,
3. Do not attend the association if:
        A. you have returned from overseas or from a designated domestic hotspot within the last 14 days, or
       B. you have been in close contact who someone who has been diagnosed with COVID19 in the last 14 days. or
       C. you are feeling unwell, and have a fever, cough, sore throat, or shortness of breath, or have been unwell in the last 72 hours with cold or flu like symptoms.

Our Stomal Therapy Advisory Clinic will also be reopening for QSA members from 15/7/2020. Please contact the association for more information about our STN Advisory, or to make a booking.

June is also the end of the financial year and so annual subscriptions are now due for 2020/2021. The subscription remains at $62 (representing the Stoma Appliance Scheme Access Fee of $60 + $2 association membership fee) for non concessional members, and $52 (representing the Stoma Appliance Scheme Access Fee of $50 + $2 association membership fee) for members with a current Centrelink issued concession card. A subscription notice can be downloaded from here .

Our end of financial year stocktake on 30 June 2020 will delay the availability of July orders until about 10 July. If you are concerned about this delay, please consider placing a two month order for June and July. Remember though, order issuing is subject to Stoma Appliance Scheme issuing guidelines so if you are unsure whether you qualify for a June/July order, please contact the association and we will be happy to provide you with guidance.

 

Notice of 2020 Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of of Queensland Stoma Association Ltd will be held in the association rooms at Unit 1/ 10 Valente Close, CHERMSIDE at 2 pm on Saturday, 12th September 2020.  All members are welcome to attend, and to join the QSA Ltd Board for light refreshments following the meeting.

Meeting Forms

  1. Notice of Meeting
  2. Appointment of Proxy
  3. Board member nomination form

Stomal Therapy Advisory Service

Available on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month.  For more information, contact the Association on 07 3359 7570

Announcing our new Members Portal!

The QSA Members portal is now live. Registration is open to eligible members. To see if you are eligible for registration see here 

Benefits of Membership

Products, information, and peer support.

Just a few ways we strive to guide you on your way to living well with an ostomy.

Established in 1960, Queensland Stoma Association Ltd 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.

Queensland Stoma Association Ltd is a member of the Australian Council of Stoma Associations Inc.

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