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Help & Advice

Here is where you’ll find useful advice to make living with a stoma that bit easier.

Advice articles

Double barrel stomas: what exactly are they?

26th October 2020

There are many different types of ostomy surgeries performed for a variety of issues and diseases within the bowel. The type of stoma that the surgeon creates is dependent on...

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Stoma granulomas: what are they and what causes them?

15th October 2020

Granulomas are a benign growth which can develop on or around the stoma. They are common and are often deemed as a nuisance by ostomates who experience them. Some granulomas...

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Pregnancy After Total Colectomy

5th October 2020

There is no reason why you shouldn’t go ahead with any exciting plans to start or extend your family whilst you have a stoma. Most ostomates do very well during...

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Useful resources

Browse our library of useful resource documents, including everything from product information and guides through to instructions on how to change a stoma pouch. View online or download and read them at your own leisure.

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Accessories Brochure

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Alginate case study

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Alginate Product Booklet

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Useful information

Knowledge is empowering, which is why we’ve collected a variety of useful information articles on a wide range of stoma topics. Read up on some of the key issues and get valuable tips and advice on living with a stoma.

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It’s very likely that that burning question you forgot to ask your own healthcare professional last time you saw them has been asked of our team in the past.  Scroll through our list of FAQs and see if we can help answer your query.

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