About Us

Vision

Our vision is to provide information, education and to promote health care to all ostomates within the Waikato, King Country and Thames Valley regions.

The Waikato Ostomy Society is a volunteer based organisation dedicated to assisting all persons with intestinal or urinary tract diversions by providing emotional support and experienced practical help.

Mission Statement

To help create a better every day life for all ostomates.

To encourage and support scientists and surgeons in the betterment of knowledge and surgical techniques.

To provide assistance in all its forms to ostomates both pre and post-operative and at all other times.

Aims

To provide information services through membership, to families, personal caregivers, friends and other interested persons to increase their understanding of the conditions and adjustments which may be necessary for achieving a long and productive life and reintegration fully back into the community.

President

Brian Gordon

027 4849143

bandsgordon@xtra.co.nz

Secretary

Jan O’Leary

07 843 7505

janoiam1st@gmail.com

Treasurer

Michael Sumner

michael_sarah@xtra.co.nz

Committee Member

Barry Maughan

jackieandbarry@xtra.co.nz