01 September, 2019
According to The Urology Foundation, it is estimated that 1 in 2 of us will be affected by a urology condition in our lifetime. This can include cancer of the kidneys, bladder, prostate and the male reproductive system. In some cases this may lead to a stoma being formed, a Urostomy.
23 August, 2019
Shirley is a retired staff nurse. During her forty-year service, she worked in every hospital ward and department, including over twenty years in theatre/recovery. During that time, she tended people pre, intra and post stoma surgery, but she says that her nursing knowledge was no help when she became an ostomate herself. It was the Colostomy UK closed Facebook Support Group that got her through a very troubled time. Here is her story…
20 August, 2019
A RADAR key is part of The National Key Scheme (NKS) offers disabled people independent access to locked public toilets around the country. Over 400 local authorities use these keys, as well as many public, voluntary and commercial organisations.
14 August, 2019
In this sponsored post by Convatec they talk about packing for holidays, how much do you take and what else do you need to consider?
14 August, 2019
Do you care for a person with a stoma and dementia or know someone who does? We’ve put together some easy to follow hints & tips in partnership with Dementia UK, and also offer workshops to care homes, agencies, and local authorities that give practical guidance on how to care for a person with a stoma.
09 August, 2019
Team Colostomy UK’s next Rugby League game is coming up on Saturday 17th August. Team Colostomy UK is taking on The Political Animals.