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100 Miles in May for Colostomy UK

23 April, 2021

A team from Pentagon Corporate Fleet have decided that this May they are going challenge themselves to cycle, walk or run 100 miles over the course of the month to raise money for Colostomy UK!

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month – Nav’s Story

01 April, 2021

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness month, and Colostomy UK Ambassador Nav Johal talks about her diagnosis at just 38 and stoma surgery thereafter. She says “The one thing I would like you to take away from reading this is please don’t ignore your symptoms, listen to what your body is telling you.”

New Aura Plus – designed around what you value

01 April, 2021

In this sponsored post by Clinimed and Securicare they talk about how common it is to experience some problems following stoma surgery*. The good news is that many of these can be solved, or even prevented, through lifestyle and stoma care routine choices…

English Tourism Week

18 March, 2021

Having a stoma shouldn’t prevent you from travelling. This week is English Tourism week and we’re pleased to share our tips to support you in having a happy holiday in the UK. We have advice on: what to pack, finding toilets, disposing of your bags, obtaining supplies, get a good nights sleep, eating out, swimming, and day trips. 

“17 March 2020, a day I’ll never forget…”

17 March, 2021

Today marks one year since the Colostomy UK Office Team moved to remote working due to the Covid-19. Colostomy UK General Manager, Libby Herbert, reflects the last 12 months and how the charity adapted to continue supporting ostomates despite the global pandemic.

From baby, to bag and beyond!

14 March, 2021

Following the premature birth of her son, Gillian was diagnosed a recto-vaginal fistula, abscess and 4th degree tear. The only option was to have a colostomy to divert faeces away from the wound to help it heal. After struggling for a year, Gillian resolved to start living her life as she had always wanted to and says “I’ve never looked back!”

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