Application process and initial order

Step 1 -Register for the Stoma Appliance Scheme

Once you have had ostomy surgery, your Stomal Therapy Nurse will assist you to register as a participant in the Stoma Appliance Scheme (SAS), subject to you meeting the eligibility criteria). Your Stomal Therapy Nurse will ask you to complete Part 1 of a Stoma Appliance Scheme Application (PB049) . Your Stomal Therapy Nurse will then complete part 2 to confirm your eligibility.

Step 2 – Apply for membership of QLD Stoma Association Ltd

To obtain products through the SAS, a SAS participant must be a member of an approved stoma association such as QLD Stoma Association Ltd.  Your Stomal Therapy Nurse will usually assist you with becoming a member of QLD Stoma Association Ltd. Otherwise, download our application form  or contact the association to request a hard copy of our Application Form.

Step 3 – Submit documentation and your first order to QLD Stoma Association Ltd

Your Stomal Therapy Nurse will assist you to select ostomy products from the list of products available on the SAS Schedule.  The products will be those your Stomal Therapy Nurse has determined are necessary for you to manage your ostomy. This list of products will be become your initial order.

Submit your:

  1. Stoma Appliance Scheme Application (Part 1 and Part 2 to be completed)
  2. QLD Stoma Association Membership Application,
  3. Medicare card and concession card (if applicable), and
  4. Initial order

to QLD Stoma Association Ltd by:

  • email (scan and attach) to [email protected]
  • post to QLD Stoma Association Ltd, PO Box 370, CHERMSIDE SOUTH QLD 4032
  • deliver in person to Unit 1/10 Valente Close CHERMSIDE QLD 4032 during our business hours

Please make sure that you include any applicable payment (association fees and postage payment if applicable) to ensure that your application is processed as quickly as possible.

Once you have been confirmed as a member of QLD Stoma Association Ltd and accepted as a SAS Participant, you can register for our members online ordering portal to place future orders, update your profile information, and check ordering history. See here for more information about the QLD Stoma Association Ltd ordering portal for members.