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Advice Articles

This is the place to come for help and advice from our in-house healthcare professionals and ostomates like yourself.

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Talk about your stoma: Time to Talk Day 2019

6th February 2019

Taking place on 7th February, Time to Talk Day is all about raising the awareness of mental health. The aim of the day is to try and make sure that...

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How will my stoma affect my relationship?

6th February 2019

February is known to people all around the world as the month of love, romance and flowers. With Valentine’s Day celebrations fast approaching, we thought that now would be an...

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Are there any gelatine-free products in the Oakmed range?

14th January 2019

Recently, we’ve been receiving a number of questions regarding our product range. One of which was, ‘Are your products gelatine-free?’. Of course, for many ostomates, this information can be very...

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5 top tips ostomates – be more organised in 2019

10th January 2019

With 2019 officially underway, it’s the perfect time to hit the reset button and put some new plans into place. Now is the chance for you to make sure that...

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New year, new you? Resolution ideas for those with a Stoma

7th January 2019

Here we go again: one year over, and another one has just begun! If you feel like you have over-indulged slightly over the festive period, you’re not alone! As 2019...

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Stoma advice for cold weather

18th December 2018

There’s a lot of information out there discussing the implications of a stoma in hot weather, but not quite as much for the cold. That’s partially because cold weather is...

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