by Year of the Nurse

Jo Jackson – The Nurse Who Inspired Me

by Year of the Nurse

In this month’s blog celebrating inspirational nurses for International Year of the Nurse and Midwife, Jo Jackson, one of our Community Stoma Care Nurses tells us how she discovered her career in nursing and who inspired her the most.

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Categories: SecuriCare Team

by Stephie Simpson

What I Wish I’d Know Sooner About Living With Chronic Illnesses

by Stephie Simpson

Stephie has multiple hidden illnesses and lives with an ileostomy. In this blog, she shares a letter she has written to her younger self full of advice and a little hope for the future.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Chronic Illness, Mental Health

by Katie May Chesworth

Changing The Narrative Around Stomas

by Katie May Chesworth

Katie has a look back at some of the year’s standout voices in stoma awareness and discusses how attitudes around stomas are changing.

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Categories: Raising Awareness

by Nick Axtell

Diet With A Stoma – Can I Eat That?

by Nick Axtell

In this blog, Nick shares his experience with diet during his illness and hospital stays. Now he has a stoma, he no longer eats blandly and has even discovered a talent and enjoyment for cooking.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Diet

by Nathan Wheeler

Raise Awareness, Save Lives

by Nathan Wheeler

Nathan discusses the difference raising awareness of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis can make and how knowing more about IBD and stomas sooner would have changed his experience for the better.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Raising Awareness