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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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Ostomates guide to dealing with hot weather

4th July 2018

It seems the UK is enjoying one of the hottest Summers on recent record, and whilst many will be taking advantage and enjoying the sun, it does present a few...

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The first Ostomy Friendly Airport Award

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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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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Everything you need to know about travelling with a stoma

28th March 2018

Travel is a big part of many peoples lives, whether it’s a Summer holiday abroad, a trip to visit family or a longer journey to expand your horizons. There’s absolutely...

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