A debut to remember!

21 November, 2019

“The great thing about Team Colostomy UK is the variety of experience, from hugely experienced rugby league players, to those like me, who have never stepped on a rugby pitch before. The match wasn’t about winning or losing, with Team Colostomy UK it’s the taking part and not the try scoring that counts. All players are welcome; it’s all about tackling the stoma stigma”

Swim with a stoma: Tasha’s top tips!

14 November, 2019

With our next Active Ostomates swim taking place in Blackpool on 24th November, Tasha Critchley shares her top tips for swimming with a stoma.

Rebecca’s Stoma Story: The road to recovery

11 November, 2019

After being diagnosed with ulcerative colitis at 19, I experienced symptoms for the next ten years. I was given various steroids and anti-inflammatory medications but nothing seemed to work. I did my best to live as ‘normal’ a life as possible but looking back now, I wish I had opted for stoma surgery years earlier!

Thank you to our Trustees

07 November, 2019

This week is #TrusteesWeek. An opportunity to showcase the great work that trustees do & highlight opportunities for people from all walks of life to get involved & make a difference.
We’d like to thank all our Trustees, both past & present for their contribution to Colostomy UK

Nav’s story: Recovering from stoma surgery

05 November, 2019

“I’m super active, healthy, have been a vegetarian for a few years and had recently become a vegan. I eat lots of fruit and vegetables. I go to the gym, play football, and go running. I work as a Police Officer and am often out and about in my job. You can imagine my shock at 38 years old being told I have bowel cancer. The next few weeks I was in a daze… “

Jasper’s Stoma Story: Hirschsprung’s Disease

01 November, 2019

“We had no idea what a Stoma was until our surgeon mentioned it that day. My husbands grandfather had a stoma and we didn’t even know. So many hide this amazing thing that has saved their life…”
Introducing Jasper, Our Team Colostomy UK Mascot this Saturday.

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