Are you up for a new challenge?

16 July, 2019

Remember our 50K Challenge?? Stay tuned for version 2.0 coming this September!

It will be a little bit different than last year but with the same aims in mind, encouraging people with a stoma to get active, using their stories to inspire others, and showing that as a community we can do anything!

Queen Alexandra Hospital awarded 2019 Purple Iris award

15 July, 2019

Queen Alexandra Hospital have been awarded the 2019 Colostomy UK Purple Iris award.

The award which has been running biennially since 2013, is voted for by patients and recognises outstanding stoma care in community and clinical settings.

Accessible Travel. How are our Airports doing?

12 July, 2019

Colostomy UK have been working with the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and several major UK Airports since 2018 to increase awareness and recognition of the needs of travellers with a stoma and other hidden conditions.

This week the CAA published their fourth annual report on disability access.

Mark’s Stoma Story: 10 years on

09 July, 2019

Father Mark Turner talks about his experience of living with a stoma, and the challenges that this can bring both physically and mentally. Mark’s story highlight the importance of the work that Colostomy UK provide with a 24 hour Stoma Helpline 0800 328 4257, closed facebook group and many other forms of support meaning that ostomate always have a plAce they can turn to for advice, information and comfort.

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