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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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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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Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week 2018

29th November 2018

December 1st marks the start of an awareness week that’s close to all of our hearts here at Oakmed. Chron’s and Colitis Awareness Week is particularly important for spreading the...

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World Toilet Day – What the end of ‘toilet tax’ might mean for disabled facilities

15th November 2018

Monday the 19th of November marks a day that at first glance might seem a little bit odd, World Toilet Day. However, when you think about the importance of sanitation...

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Here’s how to get involved in World Kindness Day this year

12th November 2018

On Tuesday 13th November there’s one of the more unusual celebration days, World Kindness Day. Although it’s not overtly linked to the healthcare industry we think it’s important to celebrate...

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