Why Should I complete this Survey?

This is a research project being conducted by The South African Society of Stomates (SASS). As an Ostomate, you are invited to participate in this research project

Your participation in this research study is voluntary. You may choose not to participate. If you decide to participate in this research survey, you may withdraw at any time. If you decide not to participate in this study or if you withdraw from participating at any time, you will not be penalized.

The procedure involves filling an online survey that will take approximately 5 minutes. Your responses will be confidential. Your Personal information recorded in this research survey will not be shared with any third party but may be used to contact you for further details and or keep you updated with news, events and offerings from SASS. You can opt out from this correspondence at any point buy following the unsubscribe link from all our newsletters.

The information gathered in this research survey will be used to better understand the challenges faced by the Ostomate community in South Africa and the information gathered with be used to advocate for positive change for Ostomates and create support structures to better assist with the transition to our new normal. Although these findings of the research survey may be shared with all stakeholders within the Ostomy community, your personal identifiable information will remain confidential.

If you have any questions about the research study, please feel free to contact us.

Question Title By completing and submitting this survey it indicates that you “agree” to: 

• you have read the above information
• you voluntarily agree to participate
• you are at least 18 years of age 

If you do not wish to participate in the research study, please decline following either of the link tabs on this website.