by Nick Axtell

Advising Others About Stoma Surgery

by Nick Axtell

After his stoma surgery, Nick struggled to find the stoma support and advice he was looking for. When he finally did, he soon began helping others, but later realised how advising others is not as simple as it seems.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Raising Awareness

by Jen McGregor

Why I Love My Stoma

by Jen McGregor

Jen discusses why stoma surgery changed her life for the better and shares a few things about living with a stoma that will be useful to anyone new to the world of ostomies.

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Categories: Raising Awareness

by Anita Brown

Raising Bladder Cancer Awareness

by Anita Brown

Anita spent most of May raising awareness about Bladder Cancer. Here she shares why this is so important, and how well it went using social media to bring people together.

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Categories: Raising Awareness, Continence Care

by Sam Melling

My Behcet’s Disease Diagnosis – Self Awareness Is Key

by Sam Melling

Sam has had years of chronic health problems relating to her IBD, but once that was under control the realisation surfaced that something else was at play. In this blog, Sam shares her diagnosis of Behcet’s disease and what that means for her.

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Categories: Chronic Illness, Raising Awareness

by Anita Brown

Problems With Prescriptions

by Anita Brown

Anita has been directly affected by the NHS formularies which resulted in fewer stoma supplies being prescribed. Here she shares her experience which impacted the skin around her stoma, and caused unnecessary stress.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Raising Awareness, Continence Care, Stoma Products, Stoma Problems

by Aleesha Verma

The Gutless Warrior

by Aleesha Verma

Aleesha is known as the Gutless Warrior online, sharing her stoma journey and offering advice to her fellow ostomates and those living with IBD. Read on to hear how this came about and why she’s so happy to help.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Raising Awareness