Oakmed Lifestyle

Help & Advice

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


Advice articles

The first Ostomy Friendly Airport Award presented to John Lennon Airport

24th May 2018

It’s always fantastic to see businesses and organisations making efforts to improve their premises for disabilities of all kinds, which is why we thought it was great to hear that...

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Try these 4 types of exercise that are great for ostomates

28th March 2018

Please note: you should always consult with your healthcare professional before attempting any exercise to ensure they feel you are safe to do so.   Getting regular exercise can be...

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Recovering from stoma surgery – how long will it take?

28th March 2018

The information contained in this blog post is based on the average person’s recovery from stoma surgery. For more detailed recovery information based on your unique condition, please consult a...

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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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Case Studies

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