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World Cancer Day 2021

04 February, 2021

Today is World Cancer Day and we would like to talk about the importance of early cancer diagnosis. Thousands of people in our stoma community have experienced cancer and had lifesaving surgery as part of their treatment.

Still Tap Dancing and Swimming at 91

26 January, 2021

I was in heaven swimming again at 90 years old. My post–stoma surgery exploits haven’t been limited to tap dancing, swimming and paddling in the sea either… at first, I vowed I could never board an aeroplane again, fearing problems with my bag. But I changed my mind. My first flight as an ostomate was to Edinburgh, we ended up dancing in the street in warm sunshine.

Sustainable Weight Loss for People with a Stoma

15 January, 2021

Losing weight can be difficult when you have a stoma. Many people gain unwanted weight following stoma surgery due to changes made to their diet in an effort to control their output.

Colostomy UK featured in SIA’s Forward Magazine

23 December, 2020

Our Writer, Researcher and Editor of Tidings, Dr Richard Biddle, recently wrote an article which was featured in ‘Forward’  Magazine, the Spinal Injury Association’s bi-monthly publication – read the article.

IDPWD – Not all Disabilities Are Visible, Nav Johal

03 December, 2020

Guest writer and Colostomy UK ambassador, Nav Johal shares her story of life with Stoma on International Day of People with Disabilities 2020, as the theme this year is ‘Not all disabilities are visible’.

Partnership with AccessAble

03 December, 2020

We have partnered with AccessAble as part of our Stoma Friendly Toilet Campaign. From today, every toilet they survey will be checked for stoma friendly facilities

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