What to Do with Leftover Products After Reversal?

May 23, 2024 6:33 pm

I've recently had a reversal and have quite a lot of leftover products... anyone know the best thing to do with them? Thanks

May 23, 2024 7:05 pm

Quite a few UK charities are collecting them to send to third-world countries. My own personal choice is Jacob's Wishing Well. If you google their name, you can see their address to post to. As they are all charities, you have to pay the postage. If you have a local IA group, they often know of someone collecting locally, that way you don't have to pay to post.

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May 23, 2024 7:39 pm

My local stoma nurses collect surplus equipment and send it somewhere.
I feel sure that other stoma nurses may well have similar schemes. Perhaps if you contact them locally to you they will be of help.
Best wishes


May 27, 2024 1:13 pm
Reply to Bill

I agree with Bill. Every month I get way too many supplies, which my health insurance covers. Every few months, I take the excess supplies to my Outpatient Ostomy Center and donate them. Many of their patients have no coverage for their supplies and have to pay 100 percent out of pocket. I get a good feeling helping those less fortunate!