Wednesday, 05 October 2022 / Published in stoma information
After my Stoma reversal and hernia repair surgery i have a post op complication which is know as a Seroma. I have given a brief look into the reason why it has occurred and the possible ways it can be treated and the possible risks when certain treatments are applied, from my chat with my
Wednesday, 14 September 2022 / Published in Uncategorised
Post op issues. Underneath my scar from my hernia repair and stoma reversal surgery I have a seroma, this is a complication from my surgery I had due to the Fluid not being absorbed back into my body correctly, there is a cavity from where the hernia had stretched my insides and the fluid collected
Wednesday, 18 May 2022 / Published in Blog, diet & nutrition, News
Please have a look at this Blog from Sarah, I think you will find it informative and helpful. if you want to know more or have a further chat with Sarah please use the link in the blog post which will direct you to her website. Stoma Blog Intro Many people with stomas are told
Wednesday, 16 February 2022 / Published in Meetings, News
Information of our next meeting, February 2022 Stoma Heroes offer lifestyle and emotional support to anyone who has or is connected to someone with a Stoma. We are a self-funding non-profit making organization. We are a really informal group and are open to everyone, Ostomates, friends and family. It provides an opportunity to meet with
Monday, 22 November 2021 / Published in Blog, News
Finding perfection in the ostomy pouch world, that perfect set up at the end of the ostomy rainbow. Waking up from emergency surgery and finding I had two strange pouches attached to my body, collecting my waste products, was not easy to come to terms with.  My first thought was what the hell are those”?
Sunday, 10 October 2021 / Published in Blog, News, Uncategorised, Uncategorized
Back in April I was messaged on Instagram out of the blue by someone who had 2 coke bottles as the profile picture, at first, I was ok another random so ignored it, but I eventually decided I should have a look at the message sent to me. This is when one of the best
Friday, 01 October 2021 / Published in Blog, News, Uncategorised
At last we are able to start our group up again, although in a different location. Please pop along to see how we have managed through the last 18 months or so, its great to try and bring a new normal to what we do and to be able to come together and share our
Friday, 01 October 2021 / Published in Blog, News
Refugee Aid From Taunton (RAFT) they coordinate & collect suitable, medical supplies and send it on to where the items are needed in Europe or Syria, if you have any of the following please look at the information below and send it to the address shown and we will sort out the rest and get
Thursday, 09 September 2021 / Published in Blog, Patient Stories Eric Douglin, my story. “We have to operate immediately or you could die within 24 hours” No, this wasn’t a line out of TV shows like Casualty, Grey’s Anatomy, ER, or for the older generation St Elsewhere. This line was said to me by a very worried looking surgeon at the Prince Royal University Hospital, Orpington
Thursday, 19 August 2021 / Published in Blog, News
Sue Lennon talks to Eve, who gives a fantastic insight into her journey about healing from cancer, recovering from stoma surgery, her treatment and journey to remission. #MyOstomy ‎#MyOstomy on Apple Podcasts   Hollister Incorporated US | Ostomy, Continence, Wound & Critical Care | Hollister UK