Oakmed Lifestyle

Help & Advice

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

Advice articles

Mini Pouches & Stoma Caps – what are they and what are they used for?

15th June 2021

Stoma pouches are available in a variety of shapes and sizes.  The most traditional and popular size is the standard pouch as it suits most ostomates. Anything smaller than this...

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How to prevent a UTI with a urostomy

7th June 2021

Unfortunately, urinary tract infections (UTI) can still occur following urostomy surgery as your body is still vulnerable and infections to the urinary tract may still develop. Some UTIs can lead...

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The benefits of adhesive remover spray

1st June 2021

Many ostomates will say an adhesive remover is an essential part of their stoma care. Others will manage without; it is a purely personal preference. But there are many benefits...

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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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