Online Survey

At the July 8, 2017 staff meeting of the Ostomy Canada Society, approval was given to promote this online survey. You are invited to participate in a research study entitled: Social support and responsiveness: Improving ostomates’ health-related quality of life.  The following link will direct you to a 10-15 minute survey: To help with […]

Requesting people living with an ostomy to participate in a master’s thesis

At the Ostomy Canada Society staff meeting on June 17, 2017, the following request for participation was approved. Understanding participants’ experiences living with a stoma from rectal cancer You are eligible to participate in this study if you: Are 18 years of age or older Speak and understand English Have received a stoma and chemotherapy as […]

Ostomy Canada Connects for June 2017

Ostomy Canada Connects (formerly called UOAConnection) is a newsletter outlining current events of Ostomy Canada Society and is published ten times per year. It is sent to all presidents of chapters affiliated with Ostomy Canada Society or anyone interested in being added to the email list. For the latest news about the Ostomy Canada Society, […]

Two New Peer Support Groups announced

New Brunswick: Woodstock Peer Support Group Facillitator: Nancy Schuttenbeld, RN, MN, ET Phone: 506-454-4020, Cell: 506-471-2820, Office: 506-452-5385 Email: Meeting location: Woodstock Hospital 1st meeting: June 21st, 2017 following third Tuesday of each month Time: 6 to 8 pm Contact Nancy for more information at  506-454-4020, 506-452-5385, or 506-471-2820 Meets: Third Tuesday of each month Nova Scotia: Cumberland County […]