The Colostomy Association

Enterprise House
2nd Floor
95 London Street
Reading
Berks
RG1 4QA

0118 9391537 Freephone 0800 3284257
www.colostomyassociation.org.uk

Ileostomy and Internal Pouch Support Group ( IA )
Peverill House,
1-5 Mill Road,
Ballyclare,
Co. Antrim,
BT39 9DR.
Freephone 0800 0184 724
www.the-ia.org.uk/
E-mail: info@iasupport.org

Inside Out Stoma Support Group
218, Long Elmes,
Harrow,
Middlesex
HA3 6LG.
Telephone: (0044) 02084284242
www.iossg.org.uk/
E-mail: enquiry@iossg.org.uk

The Urostomy Association
Secreatry; Mrs Hazel Pixley
4 Demontfort Way
Uttoxeter
ST14 8XY
Phone: 01889 563191
www.uagbi.org

Stomawise
Online support/ advice, ostomy awareness + much more
PO Box 2297
Wrexham
North Wales
LL11 0FG.
www.stomawise.co.uk

Breakaway
A Charity offering residential weekend activity breaks for young people with bowel and / or bladder diversions / dysfunctions
Website http://www.breakawayfoundation.org.uk
 
Diversions
A family support network, based in NW England, for famalies with a child or young person living with a bladder or bowel dysfunction. For people to experience a range of fun activities.
Website http://diversions.org.uk/home/
 
Ostomyland
Lifestyle guides, information, support and chatroom for those with an ostomy
http://ostomyland.com/mainsite/

c3Life
A website dedicated to helping people with ostomies live there lives to the fullest. Join the online community. Opportunities to ‘ask the clinician panel.’
www.c3Life.com

Living-With-A-Stoma
Comprehensive advice on living with a stoma.
http://www.living-with-a-stoma.co.uk/

National Association for Crohns and Colitis( NACC )
4 Beaumont House,
Sutton Road,
St Albans,
Herts
AL1 5HH
Tel: 01727 830038
www.nacc.org.uk

RADAR - Royal Association for Disability and Rehabilitation
You can get a RADAR key to open any disabled toilet in the country.
12 City Forum
250 City Road
London
WC1V 8AF
Tel: 020 7250 3222
www.radar.org.uk/
E-mail: radar@radar.org.uk

Beating Bowel Cancer
Harlequin House
7 High Street
Teddington
TW11 8EE
Phone: 08450 719 301
E-mail: nurse@beatingbowelcancer.org
www.beatingbowelcancer.org/

Macmillan Cancer Relief
Cancer support online and by phone
Macmillan Cancer Support
89 Albert Embankment,
London,
SE1 7UQ
Freephone 0808 808 0000
http://www.macmillan.org.uk/

Children with Chron’s & Colitis
A website dedicated to the understanding of IBD and to further research. Plus help and support for children and their families.
Phone: 0208 949 6209
http://cicra.org

CancerHelp UK
Run by Cancer Research UK – Information and support
Freephone 0808 800 4040
http://www.cancerhelp.org.uk/

Action on Bladder Cancer (ABC)
ABC is dedicated to helping people understand more about bladder cancer
www.actiononbladdercancer.org
E-mail: abc@rightangleuk.com

Core
Information on a variety of topics related to the bowel
www.corecharity.org.uk/

In Contact
The Bladder and Bowel Foundation website providing support for a wide range of bladder problems and bowel problems
http://www.bladderandbowelfoundation.org/

Gay Ostomy Support Group
News, help, information and advice online
www.glo-uoaa.org/

Mitrofanoff Support Group
Information and advice on living with a mitrofanoff
www.mitrofanoffsupport.co.uk

Stoma Care Clothing Manufacturers
Companies who specialize in clothes, underwear and swimwear for people with stomas.
Below are a number of companies who make swimwear with the ostomist in mind.

White Rose Collection
www.whiterosecollection.com
Phone 01202 854 634

Vanilla Blush
www.vblush.com
Phone 0141 763 0991

Cuiwear
www.cuiwear.com
Freephone 0800 279 2050

Glitter Beach
www.glitterbeach.co.uk
Phone 01505 843 306

Alisa Lingerie
www.alisalingerie.com

Organizations:

United Ostomy Association, Inc.
An American based site which provides support and information to ostomists and their caregivers
http://www.uoa.org

 

International Ostomy Association, Inc.
An association of affiliated ostomy associations committed to the improvement of ostomy care worldwide
http://www.ostomyinternational.org

Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses' Society.
Advancing the practice and guiding the delivery of expert health care to patients
http://www.wocn.org

WCET - World Council of Enterostomal Therapists.
Expert professional nursing care for people with an ostomy, wound or continence needs
http://www.wcetn.org/

Clinical Database & Dictionary:
Click below for FREE access to the MEDLINE PLUS clinical site that offers a medical dictionary and other valuable tools such as Medline facilities.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/

Ostomate experiences:
Click below to access web sites for ostomates and future ostomates.

Other links:

Nutritionist Resource
This website provides the UK with a huge nutrition support network, enabling those in need to find a nutritionist close to them and appropriate for their needs
www.nutritionist-resource.org.uk

Hypnotherapy Directory
This website provides the UK with a huge hypnotherapy support network, enabling those in distress to find a hypnotherapist close to them and appropriate for their needs
www.hypnotherapy-directory.org.uk

Pernicious Anaemia Society
Provides information, help and support to sufferers of pernicious anaemia and B12 deficiency and their family and friends
http://www.pernicious-anaemia-society.org/

Mesothelioma Resource Online
Providing answers and support for people diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer.
http://www.mesotheliomasymptoms.com/