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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 the cold Winter 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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Christmas order cut off date: 20th December

17th December 2018

We understand the importance of our customers receiving their supplies in a timely fashion, which is why every year in December we try to advise the latest possible date for...

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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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Christmas Markets considerations for ostomates

28th November 2018

It’s that time of year again when the festive crowds gather for the Christmas markets, or maybe a festive show or even just general shopping, which can be difficult for...

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