Oakmed Lifestyle

Help & Advice

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

Advice articles

Stoma Care Delivery Service

24th March 2020

With the current situation that we find ourselves in and the spreading of the coronavirus, we understand that now is an extremely important time to ensure we all work together...

Read more

COVID-19 – Our Advice to Ostomates

23rd March 2020

We find ourselves in uncertain times with the coronavirus (Covid-19) which seems to be taking over everyone’s life at the moment. Firstly, we’d just like to send our best wishes...

Read more

How to Prevent Pancaking in a Stoma Bag

17th March 2020

Pancaking is the term used to describe the vacuuming which can occur in your stoma bag, making the internal layers of the bag stick together. As a result of pancaking,...

Read more
More articles long-arrow-right

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.

Top resources

Accessories Brochure

759.01 KB - pdf

View resource

Alginate case study

2.07 MB - pdf

View resource

Alginate Product Booklet

596.51 KB - pdf

View resource

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.

All articles


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.

All FAQs

Case Studies

HealthCare Professional? Login and check out our case studies.

If you would like to be kept up-to-date with our latest product information and news, please enter your email address below.
Our newsletter provides relevant and useful information for the Ostomy community.
If you no longer wish to receive these updates, you may unsubscribe at any time.

To see how we use your information, please take a look at our Privacy Policy.