Oakmed Lifestyle

Help & Advice

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

Advice articles

Dealing with a cold and flu when you have a stoma

21st January 2020

It’s that time of year; short wet days, long cold nights and the seasonal cold and flu is going around. We’ve put together our tips and home remedies on how...

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Getting Organised for the New Year – Useful Ways of Storing your Stoma Supplies

14th January 2020

The New Year is upon us and many people have set some new goals and objectives for 2020. A great New Year’s Resolution idea for ostomates is to become more...

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Our Top Tips for a Healthy Stoma

19th December 2019

Keeping your stoma healthy is paramount to ensuring your overall health. During winter, many people do pay more attention to their skincare, so don’t forget to check the skin around...

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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

596.51 KB - pdf

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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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