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2 Airports In One Day

Airport security is a major source of anxiety for many ostomates and we have been leading the conversation with UK airports as to how to improve the experience. Last Tuesday, Libby and Oliver attended two events for two airports…here is their insight into the progress and challenges in our pursuit of a stoma friendly society.

20 February, 2019

Colostomy UK: two airfports one day

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Stoma Friendly Toilets: 4 years later

Incredible as it may seem, our campaign to ensure that toilet facilities across the UK are stoma friendly is now in its fourth year. During this time we have focused on two things: Firstly, ostomates’ requirements in relation to the facilities themselves. Secondly, raising awareness of ‘hidden’ conditions and disabilities. Sadly, we still receive reports of ostomates being challenged and even having to endure verbal abuse for using accessible toilets.

18 February, 2019

Colostomy UK: toilets

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From ploughman’s lunch to local campaigner…

If you live in Neston, Cheshire or surrounding area, then there’s a good chance that you will have seen some of our toilet stickers. Since early 2018 they have been steadily breeding in this part of the world. This is all down to our supporter and local campaigner Bernie MacDonald-Wilson. Here’s her story…

18 February, 2019

Colostomy UK:accessible toilets

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