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.

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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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How well prepared were you for surgery?

Do you feel you were well prepared for your surgery? What was the most beneficial information you were given?

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A Bigger Life - Carers

When you care for someone with a stoma it can be a challenge both physically and mentally as you adjust to the new situation. These articles provide support and advice covering everything from stoma management to common concerns to help you and the person your caring for life your bigger life.

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