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

Advice articles

World Mental Health Day – Coping with a Stoma

10th October 2019

Today is World Mental Health Day, a day for mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma. On this day every October, thousands of people come together to help...

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Ostomy Awareness Day – Breaking the Stigma Around Stomas

3rd October 2019

This year, Ostomy Awareness Day is being held on Saturday 5th October over in the United States. It’s a time for the community and all ostomates to come together to...

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Will my Stoma Change Shape and Size During Pregnancy?

30th September 2019

Starting a family is something that many couples dream of and look forward to. If starting a family has always been a part of your life plan, then that doesn’t...

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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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