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

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Stoma Surgery – What to Take to the Hospital

14th June 2019

So you’ve been given the date of your stoma surgery, you know what hospital it’s at and what time you need to be there, but what do you actually need...

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World IBD Day | Raising awareness for Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

17th May 2019

World IBD Day has come around again! Every year on the 19th May the world unites to raise awareness and fight against inflammatory bowel disease, including both Crohn’s Disease and...

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How will pregnancy affect my stoma?

8th May 2019

Will a stoma affect my pregnancy? For many men and women across the globe, starting a family and having children is natural desire to have. Of course, with any pregnancy,...

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Tips for Travelling with a Stoma

26th April 2019

The summer is well and truly on its way and now is the time that lots of people are starting to plan their summer holidays. Whether you’re planning a city...

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Gardening – with a stoma

10th April 2019

Finally, the freezing cold winter months are behind us and we can start to look forward to the longer days and warmer weather of summer. One of the best things...

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Got a question about your stoma?

3rd April 2019

If you are awaiting stoma surgery or had your operation recently, it’s likely that you have a number of questions that you may not have had the chance to discuss...

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