Regular posts on all things ostomate....

Welcome to the Colostomy Association blog.  Here you'll find posts from the Colostomy Association as well as guest posts from ostomates, ostomy product manufacturers and more. Interested in featuring on our blog? We would like to hear from you.  Perhaps you’d like to share your story or talk about a particular part of your journey. You might have hints and tips to share or have a message for other ostomates. Email our Marketing Officer to find out more.

My two stomas

Jun 5, 2017
Rachel talks about her Ileostomy and Urostomy and how she hopes to help people by sharing her story. Read more

Returning to Fitness

May 22, 2017
Ryan talks about getting back into the gym after stoma surgery Read more

The Great Outdoors

Apr 20, 2017
Al talks about the benefits of getting outdoors Read more

Plants in Medicine – Marsh Mellow Althea Officinalis

Apr 5, 2017
Jo Mackenzie of the Colostomy Association talks about the benefits of marshmallows. Read more

Living with a stoma

Mar 28, 2017
Darren talks about coming to terms with his stoma and reaching out to support other men in the same situation Read more

It started with a flower pot...

Feb 21, 2017
Dennis Hammond shares his story of how he took control of his stoma and developed a hernia support belt Read more

I am not Disabled - A poem

Feb 8, 2017
In support of our stoma friendly campaign , Barbara Harrison has penned a poem Read more

My life with my Ostomy – Returning to work

Feb 1, 2017
We are delighted to publish our first guest blog. Hannah Littlejohn tells us about her experiences of returning to work. Read more

It's good to talk

Jan 23, 2017
Richard from the Colostomy Association writes our first blog post and says why he thinks it's good to talk Read more

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