Many people with stomas can often feel alone in the world. There are many self-help support groups across the country that are always looking for new members. Alternatively you may wish to speak with one of our volunteers, either local to yourself or in a different area but with experience on a specific issue that you want to discuss.

Use the tool below to find your nearest Regional Support Group.

Group Venue Frequency Time Contact
Guernsey Ostomates St Martins Community Centre, St Martin, Guernsey, GY4 6LL Last Wednesday of every other month 7.30pm Luci Deane 01481 236 077 / lucideane58@gmail.com
Jersey Ostomy Society Fiona Le Ber: 01534 445 076 or jerseyostomysociety@gmail.com
Group Venue Frequency Time Contact
Saturday Social Club St Marys Church Hall 3/4 times yearly Karen Richards: 01234 792 278
E.B.O.C (East Berkshire Ostomy Club) Martins Heron & The Warren Community Centre, Whitton Road Martins Heron, Bracknell, RG12 9TZ Mondays Every Monday afternoon, except Bank Holidays Jackie Dudley: 01344 426 652
Reading Bowel Cancer Support Group Earley Crescent Community Centre, Warbler Drive, Lower Earley, Reading RG6 4HB (next to the Police Station) Every third Tuesday of the month Between 2pm – 4pm Ted Wingrove 0118 961 8297 or 07974 790 558
WAMS (Windsor, Ascot, Maidenhead & Slough) Stoma Support Group TBA: new group 11/2018 First Monday of each month. First meeting March 2019. 19:00 to 21:00 If you are interested in joining then please please e-mail info@ColostomyUK.org or call us on 0118 939 1537
Bristol Ostomy Self Support (BOSS) Broadmead Baptist Church, Union Street One Saturday per quarter 2.00pm Janet on 01934 248 114 or Rob on 0117 966 8021
High Wycombe Stoma Support Group Jan Peacock telephone 01494 715 139, e-mail peaky461@gmail.com
Milton Keynes Stoma Support Group (MKSSG) Lovat Fields Village, Japonica Lane, Brickhill Street, Willen, Milton Keynes, MK15 9LE Every 3 months 2pm-4pm Morag Harvey (Secretary) mkssg.sec@gmail.com 01908 567091
You Are Not Alone Stoma Support Group Kings Church Chesham, Unit 11 Chess Business Park, Moor Road, Chesham HP5 1SD Monthly meetings 10.30am - 12.30pm Carla 07846 354 918 e-mail: carla_wright@sky.com
Peterborough Stoma Support Group - Ostomistics Stanground community centre, Whittlesey Road, Peterborough 1st and 3rd Tuesday each month 2pm-4pm Alan Wright 01354 653 290 / 07836 661 102 http://www.ostomistics.org/
Countess of Chester Hospital Stoma Support Group Countess of Chester Hospital - CH2 1UL Last Saturday of every month 11am Stoma Nurses 01244 366 170
East Cheshire Stoma Support Group Wistaston Memorial Hall, 14 Westfield Drive, Crewe, CW2 8ET Catherine McIntosh: 01477 535 071
Stockport Support Group St Peter's Church, Green Lane, Hazel Grove, Stockport, SK7 4EA 3rd Tuesday of each month 2.00pm to 4.00pm Marion Caulfield: 0161 320 9400 / 0800 652 6667
Warrington Ostomy Support Group Warrington Hospital, Lovely Lane Various On request Jane Shaw: 01925 662 103
Oops Group Linthorpe Community Centre, Linthorpe Road Middlesborough and other locations Quarterly On request Julie Morrisroe/Carol Younger/Alison Hall-O'Donnel: 01287 284 113
Bishop Auckland Stoma Care Group St Mary's Church Hall, Vart Road, Woodhouse Close Estate, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14 6PQ Every other Thursday at 1:00 p.m. (Please call Maureen for details) Mrs Maureen Davison tel: 01388 818267 email: trebornosivad@tiscali.co.uk
Darlington Support Group Harrowgate Club and Institute Salters Lane North Darlington DL1 3DT Every 3rd Wednesday of each month 6pm - 7.30pm Sister Jacqui Atkinson: 01325 743 005
Durham Stoma Support Group Old Trust Headquarters, University Hospital of North Durham. First Monday of every month 5.30pm-7.00pm Sister Maxine Santana 0191 333 2184
Cornwall & Plymouth Bowel Cancer Support Group The Secretary: 01872 241 145, cbcsginfo@gmail.com or website www.cornwall-bowel-cancer-support-group.co.uk
Cornwall Ostomy Support Carnon Downs, near Truro, Cornwall Monthly, 1st Tuesday 2pm to 4pm Ken Jones: 01872 863 106 or www.cornwallostomysupport.org.uk
Lanhydrock Ostomist Group Lanhydrock Memorial Hall, Lanhydrock, Trebyan, Bodmin, PL30 5AE Monthly, 3rd Wednesday, except for August 2pm-4pm Mandy Rowe: 01726 832 642 E: murphy.rowe781@btopenworld.com; Henry Kendall: 01208 850 986 E: h.kendall380@btinternet.com
Grange Cancer Support Drop in St Paul's Parish Hall, Kents Bank Road, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria Every Friday 2pm-4pm` Marie O'Connor 015395 33279
Stoma Support Groups in North Cumbria Carlisle - Harraby Community Centre Every 2 Months - Commencing 7th June 2017 11am - 12.30pm Stoma Care Nurses 01228 814 179
Stoma Support Groups in North Cumbria Workington - Workington Infirmary Every 2 Months - Commencing 1st June 2017 2pm - 4pm Stoma Care Nurses 01228 814 179
Stoma Support Groups in North Cumbria Penrith - Temple Sowerby Surgery, Temple Sowerby Every 3 Months - Commencing 29th June 2017 11am - 12noon Stoma Care Nurses 01228 814 179
Diverted Local Stoma Support Group Newhall Area, South Derbyshire Monthly, 2nd Saturday 10am-12noon Diana Manning: 01283 541 311
Devon IA Langport, Somerset Martin Hornby: 01458 251 095 or email: devon@iasupport.org
Mid Devon Ostomy Support Group The Boniface Centre, Credtion, EX17 2AH Saturday afternoons quarterly (17/05/18) (25/05/18) (18/08/18) (17/11/18) Janice - janice234ford@gmail.com
Plymouth & District Bowel Cancer Support Group Wendy Wilson - Facebook: Plymouth Bowel Cancer
Colostomy Urostomy Pouch Ileostomy of Dorset - CUPID (Bournemouth) Iford Baptist Church Hall, Old Bridge Road, Bournemouth BH6 5RG Alternate Months, 2nd Tuesday 2.00pm-4:00pm Beryl Andrews 01202 483 303
Colostomy Urostomy Pouch Ileostomy of Dorset - CUPID (Poole) The Lounge Room, Longfleet Baptist Church, 138 Wimborne Road, Poole BH15 2EX Alternate Months, 2nd Tuesday 2:30pm-4pm Jenny Pipe: 01202 740 440
Colostomy, Urostomy, Pouch & Ileostomy of Dorset - CUPID (West Dorset) Dorford Centre, Bridport Road, Dorchester DT1 1RR Quarterly - 3rd Saturday in January, April, July and October 10.00am to 12.00 noon Colin Clare - 01305 853 238
Connect St Thomas More Roman Catholic Church Hall, Hoddings Road, Harlow, Essex CM20 1TN Monthly (Tuesdays) 10.30am-12.30 Lin Hart 01279 505 273 email: comeconnectwithus@gmail.com
Mid Essex Stoma Support Group Bromfield Hospital (Academic Unit) Every 5-6 weeks Paul Foulger: 01245 224 374
N.E.S.S (North Essex Stoma Support) 1.Colchester - Post Graduate Centre, Colchester General Hospital, Turner Road: March and September annually. 2.Dovercourt - Central Church, Oakland Road, Dovercourt: December annually. 3.Clacton - Sams Hall, Rosemary Road, Clacton: June annually Quarterly at three different locations On request Brian Waller- 01206 540 449
Optimistic Ostomates Nazerath House, London Road, Southend Please ring for details of meetings and outings 2pm-4pm Angela Taylor 01702 385 510
Redbridge Ostomists Club King George Hospital, Barley Lane Goodmayes, Ilford Every 6 weeks 1.30pm Stoma Nurses - Chris/Lisa: 020 8970 8321
STEPS - Stoma Essex Patients Support St Catherines Church Hall, Southend Road, Wickford Monthly, Last Tuesday (not Dec or Aug) 7pm-9pm 01268 451 937 or email- stepsessex@gmail.com
Vale Stoma Support Group Community room at the rear of Dursley Methodist Church, which is between the Swimming pool/Sainsbury free public car park and Dursley Town Hall. Wednesday 8th October, Wednesday 12th November 10:30am jfn.dursley@gmail.com or text 07941 827 393
Replummed stoma support group Farnborough Community Centre, Meudon Ave, Farnborough GU14 7LE Every quarter www.replummed.me
Solent Ostomates Support Group (S.O.S.) Kings Community Church, Upper Northam Close, Hedge End, Southampton Last Wed of each Month 2pm-4pm For information tel. 07527 707069 or solentostomates@hotmail.co.uk
Southern Ostomy Group King Fisher Caravan Park (restaurant area), Brownsdown Road, Stokes Bay, Gosport, Hampshire, PO13 9BG Last Monday of each month except Bank holiday Monday's From 6:30pm Caroline or Karen on: 07756 819 291 southernostomygroup@hotmail.com
The Hampshire Ostomates Support Group Andover War Memorial Hospital Charlton Road Andover SP10 3LB Contact Nicki Beare on 07771 558 458 or Nichola0405@yahoo.co.uk
Waterside Stoma Support Group Village Hall, Highwood Road, Brockenhurst, SO42 7RY Every 2 months on the second Wednesday 1:30pm-3:30pm Hazel Derham: 023 8089 1934 or hayjuder@sky.com
Wessex Urology Support Group Whiteley Community Centre, Whiteley, Fareham PO15 7LA Quarterly 1pm-4pm Mrs Jo Stacey: 07910 786 978
Herefordshire Stoma Support Group The Kindle Centre, Asda Stores, Belmont Court, Hereford HR2 7JE Last Tuesday of every month 11am - 12 noon Carol Steele 01432 880 656 or email: carolsteeleglo@gmail.com
Colonise Grove House, St Albans City Hospital, St Albans Monthly, last Tuesday 7.30pm Anastasia 01727 760 981
Ostofriends Support Group Potters Bar Baptist Church, Barnet Road, Potters Bar, EN6 2RB 1st Wednesday of each month 10.30 am to 12.30 pm Peter Lannen ostofriends@gmail.com 07501137511
Stevenage Ostomistics Oval Community Centre, Vardon Road, Stevenage, SG1 5RD Last Saturday of each month 10.30am-12.30pm Judy Colston: 01438 354 018 / neilcolston@btinternet.com
IOM Bowel Cancer Patient and Carer Group Douglas Heather Norman: 07624 480 973
Stoma Support Group Keyll Darree combined training & education centre, Nobles Hospital, Braddon April /October 7:30pm-9pm Carole Cringle stoma nurse: 01624 650 212
Optimistics Various venues, Isle of Wight Alternate Months 7:30pm-9:30pm CNS's Sarah Capon & Sarah Varma 01983 534 009
Ashford Stoma Support Group The Paula Carr Centre, William Harvey Hospital, Ashford, Kent Last Thursday in the month 2:00pm-4:00pm Carole Hobbs: 01303 814 014 or Margaret Webb 01233 628 807
Atoms Support Group Chartham Village Hall, Kent Monthly on a Monday 1.30pm-3.30pm Maria Culleton, SCN: 01227 769 679 or 07827 997 424
Dartford Ostomy Group Support (DOGS) St Anselms Parish Centre, 89 West Hill, Dartford, Kent, DA1 2HU 3rd Wednesday of the month 1:00pm-3:00pm Tracey, John or Sue: 07948 974 350 or dogs-uk@hotmail.com
Dover Stoma Friends Group Support Ring June Golding to check details Alternate Wednesdays PM Julie Bell/Ros Marshall: 01233 616 646 and Support Group Organiser June Golding: 01304 822 696
GOGS (Gravesend Ostomy Support Group) Riverside Community Centre, Dickens Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 2JY 2nd Thursday in January, April, July and October 7pm to 9pm Tracey, Helen or John on 07948974350
M.O.G.S (Medway Ostomy Group Support) Helen Or Tracey: 07773 605 534
Maidstone Stoma Support Group The Academy Centre, Maidstone Hospital On request 10.00 am-12.00 noon Judy/Kirsty: 01622 224 305
Tunbridge Wells Stoma Support Group Mercure Hotel Monthly Cathy Chitty/Mags Donovan 01892 632 323
Sheppey Ostomy Group Support (SOGS) Thistle Hill Community Centre, Minster on Sea ME12 3FG First Thursday of the month 10am - 12pm Shelley 07714 734 194 / sogs-uk@hotmail.com
SWANS Stoma Support Group Heather - 07711 445 312
Thanet Stoma Buddies Support Group Margate, Kent Kathy 01843 291825
North Manchester and Bury Stoma Support Group Victoria Hotel Chadderton Meet every 3 months, please contact Julie Meadows for further details 2:00pm-4:00pm Julie Meadows (SCN) 0161 720 2815 or 07774 263 563
Oldham Stoma Support Links Centre Union Street Oldham 1st Tuesday every 2nd month 7pm-9pm June Wilde: 0161 312 5538
Phoenix Bowel Cancer Support Group Blackpool Victoria Hospital, Blackpool, Lancashire Sandra Peet: 01772 683 790, www.phoenixgroupbvh.com or eMail: sandrapeet7@aol.com
Kangaroo Klub, Blackpool stoma support group Blackpool Teaching Hiospitals Macmillan Unit Meet every 3 months 7-9 pm For further details please contact the stoma department at Blackpool Teaching hospitals, Tel: 01253 956620 or e-mail crc-stomanurses@bfwhospitals.nhs.uk
Kirby Ostomy Support Group. Colostomy, Ileostomy and Urostomy in Leicestershire Glenfield Hospital, Seminars Room 2/3, Groby Road, Leicester LE3 9QP Saturday, Most months 10:30am-12:30pm Janet Cooper: 0116 239 2844 / kosg2013@btinternet.com
Friends East Coast Support Group Rochford Tower Hall, Fishtoft, Boston, PE21 0RZ Monthly, Last Tuesday 2pm-4pm Betty Williams - 01205 724 120, Sheila - 01205 364 493
Grantham Support Group Harrowby Lane Methodist Church, Harrowby Lane, Grantham, NG31 9QN 3rd Friday of alternate months 10am-12noon Bobbie/Rachel: 01476 464 822
Bowel & other Cancer Support Newham Winter Park Community Centre, Warwall, Becton Monthly, 2nd Wednesday 2pm-4pm 020 8553 5366
Homerton Hospital Bowel & Stoma Support Group Day Centre (outside hospital) Quarterly 1pm-3pm Angela Davy: 020 8510 5318 or 020 8510 7599
Rectangle - Colorectal Cancer Support Group Royal Free Hampstead, Pond Street, Hampstead NW3 2QG Regina Raymond 020 7472 6299
South Woodford Support Group Hollis Room, South Woodford Library, 116 High Road, E18 2QS Monday afternoons, every other month 2pm-4pm Nurse Christina and Lisa: 020 8535 6563
Surrey & South London Bowel Cancer Support Group . SE Cancer Help Centre, Purley Monthly, 1st Wednesday Please refer to www.bowelcancersupport.org.uk 7.00pm to 9.00pm Sue Berry: 01737 553 134 or John Amos: 020 8668 0796
Time 2 Talk 1st Floor Seminar Suite, Southwark Wing, Guys and St Thomas Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London, SE1 9RT Launches on 18th July 3.30-5.30 Ifrah Mohamed - 07463 838 718 mybodysauthor@gmail.com, Viki Palmer - 07894 276 986
I.C.U.P.S , Conference Centre outside ward 16, Arrow Park Hospital, Upton Monthly, 1st Tuesday 7.00pm Sue: 07742 237 013
St Helens Cancer Support Group 93 Corporation Street, St Helens, WA10 1SX Every Tuesday and Thursday 11:00am – 3:00pm 01744 21831, Denys Floyd- 01744 884097
Inside Out Outpatients Dept, Level 3, St Marks Hospital, Watford Rd Harrow Fortnightly 10am-12noon Sarah Varma: 0208 235 4110 Bob (chairman): 0208 428 4242
Kings Lynn Ostomy Friendship Support Group Reffley Community Hall, Reffley Lane, Kings Lynn, PE30 3SF Quarterly, 1st Saturday of each quarter - March, June, Sept and Dec 2pm-4pm For more info please call 01553 775 698 / 01553 674 962 / 01553 768 271
STARS (SToma And Reconstructive Surgery social support group ) Heathersett, near Norwich and various other venues Quarterly, Sundays Afternoon Sylvia Hughes 01263 733448 sylvia.ruth.hughes@gmail.com
Norfolk Ostomates Support Group (on Facebook too) Barbara Harris 01603 417046 07789 581312
Northampton Ostomy Support Group St John the Baptist's Church Chapter House, The Green, Kingsthorpe Village NN2 6QD 3rd Wednesday of alternate months (please call for details) 7pm - 9pm 07801 316 403 (evenings) or Trish 07703 188 386
Berwick Ostomy Support Group The William Elder Building, 56-58 Castlegate, Berwick TD15 1JT Third Thursday of the Month 10:00am-12:00noon Bobbie Minshull: 07714 479 320
Hexham Ostomy Group Education Centre, 2nd Floor, Hexham General Hospital, Corbridge Road, Hexham, NE46 1QJ 1.00pm Judith on 07967 927 286
Northumberland Cancer Support Education Centre, 2nd Floor , Hexham General Hospital, Corbridge Road, Hexham NE46 1QJ Twice monthly - first and third Tuesday 7.00pm members@northumberlandcancersupportgroup.co.uk
North Notts Stoma Support Group Clinic 3, Kings Mill Hospital Mansfield Rd Sutton-in-Ashfield Monthly, 2nd Saturday 10am-12noon Tore and Nicky Norman: 01773 715 460
Nottingham QMC Stoma Support Group Clinic 2, B Floor, Queens Medical Centre Monthly, 3rd Saturday 10am-12noon Rosemary Brierley: 0115 982 6691
Nottingham Stoma Support Outpatients Dept - Clinic 4 City Hospital Monthly, 1st Saturday 10am-12noon Jenny or Kate: 0115 962 7736/ Mrs B Heath: 0115 966 3073
B.O.T.S. (Bums on Tums) The Memorial Hall, Oswestry, Shropshire Every second Thursday of each month. 2:00pm-4:00pm Irene Constable on 0169 123 8357
Stoma Heroes Support Group Crispin centre in 83 high street, street, Somerset BA16 0EZ 24th November 2018 is first meeting. Frequency thereafter to be advised in due course 15:00 Shane Green 07802428074 Shane@stomaheroes.com
Outlook The North Staffs Ostomy Support Group Bradwell Lodge Community Centre, Bradwell Lane, Porthill, Newcastle Under Lyme. ST5 8PS 4-5 Times a year Moira Hammond 07788 402 195 or e-mail: cm.hammond@ntlworld.com
County Stoma Group The Round House on Sidney Ave, Stafford, ST17 4EL New group, first meeting 26th January 2019 TBA Christine Bryden 07757 911726 or e-mail: countystoma&yahoo.com
East Suffolk Ostomy Group The Pavillion, Martlesham Heath Village Green, Martlesham Heath, near Ipswich, IP5 3SL First Monday of month (except December and January), plus pub lunch socials 7:30pm Marion Fisher: 01473 311 204
James Pagett Ostomy Support Group (Afternoon Meeting) The Gorleston Golf Club, Warren Road, off Links Road, Gorleston, NR31 6JT 1st Thursday of each month 2:00pm - 4:00pm Vicki Blackwell on 01493 663 363
James Pagett Ostomy Support Group (Evening Meeting) The Gorleston Golf Club, Warren Road, off Links Road, Gorleston, NR31 6JT Quarterly, 2nd Thursday of month 7:15pm-10pm Sandra Hutchings: 0150 258 5955
L.O.G.S (Lowestoft Ostomy Group Social) The Coconut Loft, Kirkley, Lowestoft, NR33 0AA Prearranged Saturday afternoons 2:00pm-3:30pm Mandy O'Shea: 07899 913 617 or Bruce Pollard: brucepollard@me.com
West Suffolk & District Stoma Group Various Venues March, June, September and end November, plus other monthly social events Jessica Pitt stoma nurse: 01638 515 525
Epsom and District Stoma Support Group Epsom Hospital Monthly, 3rd Friday 2pm-4pm Lindsay, Trevor or Sheena: 01372 735 925
Normandy Colostomy Support Group St. Marks Hall, Normandy monthly meetings alternating between Sat morning and Weekday afternoons alternate months Marina Harkins: 01483 233 126 or 07852 554 049 or Jackie Sanders: jackie-sanders@hotmail.co.uk or 07815 603 742. Website: http://www.normandystomagroup.wordpress.com
Stoma Support Group St Mary Hall, Normandy, Near Guildford Robin Young: 01428 723 255
Brighton & District Support after Stomas (SAS) The Board Room, Sussex House, Abbey Road, Brighton Jan, March, May, Oct 2pm-4pm Sylvia Bottomley: 01273 554 407
Chichester Stoma support Group Cancerwise, Tavern House, Basin Road, Chichester PO19 8DU Monthly The Stoma Care Team 01243 831 527
The Ostomy Friends Group St Marys Room, Eastbourne District General Hospital Quarterly, Wednesday 2:15pm-4pm Jane Quigley: 01323 417 400 ext 4552
West Sussex Princess Royal Stoma Support The Princess Royal Hospital, Haywards Heath Tina Walker: 01444 441 881 ext 8318
Gateshead Stoma Patient and Carer Support Group Rooms 9/10 Education Centre (near the Tranwell Unit). Queen Elizabeth Hospital, NE9 6SX 4x Yearly on a Saturday (call for details) 11:00am-1:00pm Stoma Care Nurses: 0191 445 3152 or email stuart.sutcliffe81@yahoo.com
NHS Molineaux Centre Molineaux Street, Off Shields Road, Byker NE6 1SG John Burchell 0191 265 1047
Royal Victoria Infirmary Support Group Royal Victoria Hospital Bewick Seminar Room, Leazes Wing Newcastle Every 2nd month, Wednesday 10am -12noon John Burchell 0191 265 1047
Sunderland Support Group St. Bede's Church Sorley Street Sunderland Monthly meeting (no fixed day as yet) contact Michele for details. Michele Downey 0770 494930 email: micheledowney@outlook.com
Warwickshire Stoma Support Group Manor Court Baptist Church, Manor Court Road, Nuneaton, Warwickshire CV11 5HU First Meeting will be 21st September 2016 7pm-9pm nuneatonstoma@aol.com or Bob: 07564 680 803
Coventry Stoma Support Christ The King Presbytery, (Meet In The Library), 14 Westhill Road, Coundon, Coventry, CV6 2AA Monthly, first Wednesday 7pm-9pm Martin - 07947 385 643
Swindon IA Swindon, Various venues 2pm www.swindon-ia.org.uk
Wessex Stoma Support Group Bob Blandford Memorial Scout Hall, Wilton Regular Meetings 2:00pm-4:00pm Michael Slater: wessex.stoma@yahoo.co.uk or on 01722 741 233 www.wessex-stoma.co.uk
Kidderminster & District Collossus Support Group Brendon Drew: 01299 400 843
Acorn Ostomy Support Group Barton Village Institute, Silver Street, Barton, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 6JH 3rd Wednesday of each month 6:00pm-8:00pm 07580 693 155 (After 6-00pm)
Airedale Stoma Support Clarke Foley Centre, Cunliffe Road, Ilkley, LS29 9DZ Monthly, 2nd Thursday 2pm-4pm Sue Hall: 01535 646 373
Barnsley Bottoms Up Stoma Support Group Barnsley, South Yorkshire Stoma Nurses 01226 4325 28 or Celia Utley (Chairman) 01226 284 262
Behind You (Calderdale & Huddersfield Bowel Cancer Support Group) Watermill pub, Salterhebble Hill, Halifax, HT3 0QT Monthly, 3rd Thursday 1pm-3pm Stoma Care Nurses: 01484 355 062
Bottoms Up (for urology and colorectal cancer patients) Alternates between Castleford (Lock Lane Community Centre, Back Willaim Street, Castleford, WF10 2LW) and Wakefield (Brook House Club, 221 Barnsley Road, Sandal, Wakefield WF1 5NU) 3rd Thursday of every month. Castlefors June & Oct 2018, Feb/ Apr/ Jun/ Oct 2019 7.00 pm at Castlefors meetings, 2.30 pm at Wakefield meetings John Whelpton 0797 4657146 email: midyorks.bottomsup@gmail.com
Dewsbury & District Ostomy The Oakwell Centre, Dewsbury & District Hospital, Halifax Road, Dewsbury WF13 4HS Various dates March to November 7pm-8.30pm Janet Edmond: 01924 512 041 or 01924 512 072
Hambleton and Richmondshire Ostomy Support Group Town Hall, High Street, Northallerton, DL7 8QR T2017 Dates: Tuesday 17th October 3:00pm-5:00pm Stoma Care Nurses - Judith Smith and Mary Hugil 01609 764 620 / 07736 295 131
Harrogate Stoma Support group Harrogate Hill Methodist Church Hall, Otley Road, Harrogate HG2 0AG Contact for further information 10.30-12.00 Stoma department office – Nurse Gill Wilson/Fiona Holtham 01423 555786
Leeds Bowel Cancer Support Group Robert Ogden Centre, St James's University Hospital, Beckett Street, Leeds, LS9 7TF First Tuesday of every month 10.00am-11.30am Lynda Castle (Colorectal Nurse Specialist) 0113 206 5535
Scarborough Stoma Support Group The Post Grad Centre, Scarborough Hospital March to November, Monthly, Saturday 2.30pm-4 pm Stoma Care Team: 01723 342 388
The Hull and East Riding Colostomy Support Group The Duke Of Edinburgh, Great Union Street, Kingston Upon Hull, HU9 1UA Every other Thursday 12pm-2pm Pete Smith: 07989 565 335 or Pete Rennard: 07939 518 642 / 01482 793 966 or Rosanna Grimsby: 01482 801 575. www.hercosg.org.uk
Group Venue Frequency Time Contact
Colostomy UK Volunteers Northern Ireland Chris Wright: 07720 717 771
Belfast City Hospital Stoma Nurses Health Education Room - level 2, Dempsey Building, Master Hospital, Belfast Quarterly Audrey Steele, Karen Boyd, Kirsty Niblock, Annette Lambert, Emma Dunn tel 028 95045941
Craigavon Area Hospital Various May - Craigavon Hospital. October - Seagoe Hotel Various Claire Young/ Lynn Berry/ Tanya Garvie 02837561845 (Direct Line)
Daisy Hill Hospital Support Group Daisy Hill Hospital, Newry Every 6 to 8 weeks Bernie Trainor: 02837562932 (Direct Line)
North Down Stoma Support Group Adrian Ewing on 07850 741 511
Ulster Hospital Stormont Hotel, Belfast Hazel/Martina: 028 9055 0498
Causeway Support Group Lodge Hotel, Coleraine Mary Kane: 028 7034 6264
Group Venue Frequency Time Contact
Mayo Stoma Support Castle Bar Hospital Marion Martyn: 0949 021 733
Bowel Cancer Support Group (ICS) Dublin National Cancer Helpline: +353 1 800 200 700 or Olwyn Ryan: +353 1 231 0500
Group Venue Frequency Time Contact
Ayrshire & Arran Stoma Support Group Biggart Hospital in the Ferguson Day Hospital, Prestwick Every 2nd month, first Saturday 2pm-4pm Jim Krasewitz: 01292 220 945
Stoma Care And Recovery (SCAR) The Woodlands Centre, Kilwinning Road, Irvine, North Ayrshire Monthly, every 2nd Tuesday 7pm- 9pm Maggie: 01294 271 060/ 0781 773 6147 maggie13@sky.com or Rhona: 01294 557 478
Fife Ostomy Support Group Staff Club, Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy Monthly, 2nd Monday (September to June) 7pm Ishbel Barr: 01592 772 200
Glasgow Stoma Support group The Adelphi Centre, Room 2, 12 Commercial Road, Glasgow G5 0PQ Monthly, 1st Tuesday 9.45am to 12.00 noon -Morag Sinclair 0141 779 1322 or Jackie McChesney 01505 324 052
Moray Ostomates Support Group Moray Resource Centre, Maisondieu Road, Elgin, Moray IV30 1RX Call for details 1pm-3pm Meggie 01343 552 449 / Kathleen 07789 684 285
Stoma Support Group Hawick Day Hospital Every third Wednesday of each month 7:00pm Nancy Fraser: nancyfraser@talktalk.net or 01450 374 012. Fiona Gentleman: r.gentleman@sky.com or 01450 371 063
GOSH (West Lothian) St Johns Hospital, Howden Livingston West Lothian Monthly, last Wednesday 7:30pm Scott Pattison: 07502 163 644
Bring Your Own Bag Stoma Support Group Western General Stoma Team 0131 537 1000
Group Venue Frequency Time Contact
West Wales Stoma Support Group Neuadd Goffa, Penparcau, Aberystwyth 3rd Friday of the month 2:00pm-4:00pm Shirley Jones: shirleyejones78@gmail.com
Bridgend Ostomy Patients Support Group YMCA, Angel Street, Bridgend CF31 4AD Every 2nd Month. 1.30pm Anita Brankley (Secretary) 01656 645 602 or bridgend.ostomy@gmail.com
W.O.W.S. Wales Ostomy West Support Ivy Bush Hotel Carmarthen Coffee mornings every 3 to 4 months. All meetings have a specialist/rep from one of the healthcare providers who offer advice on their products and engage in Q & A session. Next coffee morning Sat 30th June 2018 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. Judi Hopkins 01267 237847 or Julian Boswell 01554 772877
North Wales Ostomy Support Group Asda Community Room, St Asaph Avenue, Kimney Bay 2nd Wednesday of every month 1:00pm-3:00pm Hazel - 07976 817 246 or Lesley - 07828 837 325
Blaenau Gwent Self Help Brynmawr Museum, Carnige Library, Market Square, Brynmawr, NP23 4AJ Monthly, 1st Tuesday 1.30pm-3.30pm Celia McKelvie: 01873 852 672 After 6pm
Cwmbran Ostomy Support Group (COSG) Belle Vue Retirement Lounge, Retirement Complex. Belle Vue Road, Cwmbran NP44 3LF. Second Tuesday of the month 2:00pm-3:30pm Philippa Lewis: 01633 791 339 / 07504 713 069
C.A.S.S Colorectal and Stoma Suport Group Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan, CF47 9DT Chair person 01685 877144
PSA (Pembrokeshire Stoma Association) Cricket Club, Dale Road, Havordfordwest. SA61 1HZ 4x Yearly Pm Meetings Roy Whitfield 01437 760 701
The Bracken Trust Cancer Support Centre Bracken Trust Cancer Support Centre, Llandrindod Wells, LD1 5LJ 2:00pm Helen Davies: 01597 823646
Royal Glamorgan Stoma Care Support Group Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Llantrisant, CF72 8XR Occasional coffee mornings Please ring for details Domenica Lear 01443 443 053
Swansea Ostomy Self Help Group St Pauls Parish Centre, De La Beche Road Sketty Every 2nd Month 2pm-4pm Glynis Jenkins: 01792 418 245

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