Meets the second Thursday of every other month from 1 to 2 pm in the Learning Center (Rooms LC-7 and LC-8), which is located in the lower level of the Busse Center at Northwest Community Hospital. The Ostomy Support Group is open to anyone with a bowel or urinary diversion, their support person/caregiver, and anyone facing possible surgery. The group meetings feature speakers, vendor presentations, group support, and ostomy nurses who are available for your questions. Meetings are informal; no registration is required. We are a chapter of the United Ostomy Association of America (UOAA). For more information, call group facilitator Diane Zeek at 847.618.3222.
NCH's Ostomy Support Group invites the community to attend its free Ostomy Vendor Fair and Stoma Clinic on Saturday, November 3. Representatives from major medical supplies companies will showcase the latest products for ostomy and stoma care. Attendees can briefly meet with a certified ostomy nurse to discuss pouching products, skin problems or other concerns. To schedule this consultation, call NCH HealthConnection at 847.618.4YOU (4968) or click here.
NCH's Wound and Ostomy Clinic provides the highest level of medical care for the treatment of ostomies and stomas, including colostomy, ileostomy, urostomy, fistulas and leaking tube/drain sites. Learn more here.