Fri 25 Aug 2023 [11:39]

From 1st October 2023, support underwear will no longer be freely availoable under the Stoma Appliance Scheme. This is a decision by the National Stoma Product Assessment Panel.

IASA will not take orders for support underwear after 8th September. 2023.

If you wish to order your existing type of support underwear after 8th September, please call directly to the supplier and confirm availability and prices.

Omnigon - 1800 819 274

Salts/Ainscorp - 1300 787 737

Corsinel - 1300 365 404

Suportx - 1300 664 027

Alternative Underwear purchases recommended by Amanda, our Stomal Therapy Nurse, are available from local stores. Look for high waisted, supportive, thick material briefs in your regular underwear size. Examples are:

For Men, try Kmart Compression Trunks, or Target Bonds X-Temp Trunks, or Step One, ONLINE Ahoy Sailor.

For Women, try Kmart 2 pack Firm Control Seamfree Shaping Briefs, or Target Ambra Power Hold Full Briefs, or Big W Emerson Women's Shaping Briefs 2 pack.

For Unisex, try Kmart Maternity Post Natal Support Short, or Target Maternity Seamfree over the belly Briefs, or Big W Bonds Women's Bump Maternity Brief.