by Sarah Smith

Emergency Stoma Surgery: What I Wish I Had Known

by Sarah Smith

It’s hard to know what to expect when facing stoma surgery, especially if you don’t have enough time to research beforehand. Sarah has shared some things she wishes she’d known before her stoma formation operation.

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Categories: Surgery, Stoma Tips

by Anita Brown

Preventing Sore Skin And Leaks With A Stoma

by Anita Brown

Leaks can happen to anyone with a stoma, the best we can do is be prepared. Anita has had her stoma for nearly 4 years and is experienced with managing leaks and sore skin around her stoma. Read her blog here…

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Categories: Urostomy, Stoma Problems

by Aleesha Verma

Managing Physical And Emotional Pain During Stoma Surgery

by Aleesha Verma

Aleesha experienced a prolapsed stoma towards the end of last year and has recently undergone surgery to fix the problem. In this blog, she talks about the physical and mental challenges she faced during her stay in hospital.

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Categories: Surgery, Mental Health

by Stephie Simpson

Managing What I Eat And Drink With A Stoma

by Stephie Simpson

How do you keep on top of your hydration? It’s important to stay well hydrated and in this month’s blog Stephie talks about her daily routine to make sure she drinks enough fluids with her stoma.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Diet, Stoma Tips

by Nathan Wheeler

Getting Fit After Stoma Surgery

by Nathan Wheeler

In Nathan’s first blog of the year, he shares his top tips for getting into shape and how he started his fitness journey after stoma surgery.

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Categories: Surgery, Physical Activity, Mental Health

by SecuriCare Team

No Capes, Just PPE: Life As A Stoma Care Nurse During The Pandemic

by SecuriCare Team

“No capes or tights for us… we have gloves, masks and aprons in this Covid-19 era.” SecuriCare Stoma Care Nurse Charlie shares what inspired her nursing career and how she has coped with the pandemic’s challenges in her inspiring blog.

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Categories: SecuriCare Team

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