Katie’s Stoma Story: ‘coming out’ as an ostomate

09 July, 2019

You may remember back in February 2019 we shared Katie’s story. At 18 she was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis after being sent to A&E and had a stoma formed which she expected to be temporary. When I last spoke with Katie she was slowly building up her confidence….

Ready to take the plunge?

09 July, 2019

Colostomy UK are pleased to announce that our next Active Ostomates™ swim will take place on Saturday 28th September at Windsor Leisure Centre, Berkshire.

We call ourselves the ‘Camemberts’

08 July, 2019

“My reflections looking back now some 4 weeks after the event are that it was a hard but fun day, but thinking more deeply I remember feeling it was physically one of the hardest things I have ever done. I was more emotional than I expected and I had to dig deeper than I had anticipated”.
Richard Hubbard tells us about running the Stockholm Marathon for Colostomy UK

Our Campaigns and Projects

05 July, 2019

Colostomy UK are working on a wide variety of campaigns and projects but the one thing that ties them all together is our aim to make life a little better for ostomates. We want hidden conditions to be understood and accepted by all. Our vision is of a world where everyone is empowered to reach their full potential.

Ken’s stoma story: my life has changed

01 July, 2019

Ken saw the future as bleak, having to face giving up all that he enjoyed including the Scouts, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) and the Ten Tors event held on Dartmoor each year. So how does he manage long distance walks with a stoma?

Ovarian cancer and stomas

24 June, 2019

Target Ovarian Cancer and Colostomy UK have teamed up to produce a new mini guide, Ovarian cancer and stomas.

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