Oakmed Lifestyle

Help & Advice

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


Advice articles

Could ostomates benefit from therapy dogs?

8th August 2018

August 26th marks National Dog Day, a time to celebrate our four legged friends, and rightly so. Dogs are amazing creatures that can carry out a number of tasks, not...

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ASCN UK Annual Conference 2018 – Come and see us!

2nd August 2018

Between September 9th – 11th Oakmed will be heading down to the ICC in Birmingham to exhibit at the 6th annual meeting of the Association of Soma Care Nurses UK...

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What is a stoma cap and what can they be used for?

20th July 2018

Most ostomates will be familiar with the various sizes available for stoma pouches, but there is one more that many might not be as familiar with, the stoma cap. Much...

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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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FAQs

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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