Not all heroes wear capes!

28 May, 2020

The last weekend of April saw thousands of people across the Country take part in activities at home or while social distancing outside to raise much needed funds for charities including Colostomy UK.

How life-limiting became life-changing.

20 May, 2020

My stoma story by Tiger Gregg.
In this ConvaTec sponsored post Tiger tells us her stoma story.
 For the first 31 years of my life, I was living a ‘normal’ life. Working, going out, travelling, playing music and, though I didn’t give it any thought at the time, going to the toilet once a day.

World IBD Day

19 May, 2020

Today is World IBD Day.
Around 2000 people in the UK with Crohn’s disease or Colitis undergo surgery each year, resulting in either temporary or permanent stoma formation…

Active ostomates: at Home. Chair yoga videos

19 May, 2020

After the launch of our online Meditation & Mindfulness, and Virtual Art classes, we’re proud to announce that the next activity from our ‘Active Ostomates: at Home’ programme is a series of chair yoga videos produced by Lisa Middleton.

Mental Health Awareness week 2020

18 May, 2020

Mental Health Awareness week 2020 celebrates the acts of kindness that are so important to our mental health.

Adjusting to life with a stoma can be as much about the psychological impact as the physical one.

International Nurses Day

12 May, 2020

Today is International Nurses Day and to mark the occasion we’re sending our thanks to all Nurses across the country for their hard work and dedication. We’re also sharing inspiring stories and articles and shining a spotlight on some of the Stoma Care Nurses that we’ve recently worked with.

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