Oakmed Lifestyle

Help & Advice

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

Advice articles

Our advice for living with IBD

5th August 2020

Living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can be challenging. These challenges do vary from person to person and it may take a lot of adjustment to get back to a...

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Our Guide for Changing a Stoma Bag

27th July 2020

Changing your stoma bag is a regular occurrence for ostomates, and if you’re new to it all you may be wondering what the best method is for changing your bag....

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Who Should You Tell About Your Stoma and How Exactly Should You Word It?

21st July 2020

Many ostomates find it difficult to open up about their stomas, particularly when their stoma is new and they haven’t properly adjusted to it yet. Some ostomates also wonder who...

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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

759.01 KB - pdf

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Alginate case study

2.07 MB - pdf

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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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