A Stoma Shouldn’t define you.

it’s just a small part of a bigger life.

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We don’t believe having a stoma should define you. We believe it’s just a small part of a bigger life. You will find clinical advice and inspirational blogs from other ostomates and carers, all designed to help you live well with a stoma.

If you have a stoma, know someone with a stoma or care for someone with a stoma, this is the place for you.

Our clinical advice covers everything from pre-op to recovery to getting back to everyday life. You will find blogs, infographics and articles in each of these journey stages.

Clothing guide for dressing with a stoma Community

Clothing guide for dressing with a stoma

High waist shorts with longer tops, wraps or flowing tops also disguise your bag and all these things help with…

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Journey Stage

It’s a Start

Bringing comfort and clarity to the what, why and how of impending ostomy surgery.

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A New Way Forward

The first 90 days. A Helping hand with you through recovery, adjustment, getting familiar with your stoma care routine and easing back into being and feeling yourself.

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To a Bigger Life

Settling in. Support, ideas, encouragement and experiences to help you live a bigger life. Advice on returning to work, travel and getting back to your hobbies and interests.

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Gillian mannis

Hi there. I had my loop illestomy on 26 September 2020. I have autonomic neuropathy causing gastroparesis and rubbish bowel….

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