Finding a purpose: using my stoma journey to help other ostomates

André Estrela turned his Crohn’s disease diagnosis into a positive force, becoming an ostomy influencer and creating the support platform ‘Ostomia em...

Stoma story: ‘the kid with a bag’

Oliver Kaye, known online as @thekidwithabag looks back at his stoma journey and how he uses his social media to empower himself and his followers

Things I wish I had been told before my surgery

Richard Biddle talks to Colostomy UK volunteer, Debs, about the many different things she wishes she was told before her stoma surgery

What can I eat now that I have a stoma?

Jennie Burch explores the available resources guiding ostomates on their diet and offers nutritional advice

Keep calm: how to manage stress when living with an ostomy

Feeling anxious after stoma surgery or stressed about ostomy issues? Gemma Harris talks to experts, who reveal what you can do to relieve these...

Peristomal skin care: seeking the solution to maintain skin integrity

Francesca Ramadan reviews the mechanisms, benefits and limitations of the most common peristomal skin complication treatments, empowering stoma care...

Returning to work following stoma formation

Amy Geering discusses how she navigated the workplace as an ostomate and offers some advice to StomaTip’s readers

Grain-free quiche lorraine recipe

This grain-free quiche lorraine, has been created by Abigail Marie to be a SCD-friendly spring treat

Living beyond the stoma

StomaTips Editor, Tom Allaway, sits down with Petrina Barber to discuss her work starting the Beyond the Stoma movement and her life as an ostomate

‘Superliving’ with my ostomy

Damaris Morais talks about how her life experiences have only become more fulfilling since getting her ostomy

Introducing the Team Colostomy UK rugby league

Colostomy UK tells Stoma Tips all about their rugby team and how they continue to tackle any preconceived perceptions about stoma patients in sport

Competing as an ostomate with inflamatory bowel disease

Vicky Buckley writes about her inspiring fitness and competing journey, which led her to take part in the Pure Elite Amateur show this year

Going the extra mile for IA

Ileostomy and Internal Pouch Association (IA) tells readers about the incredible support it receives from its members and the vital difference this...

Exercising after stoma surgery

Sarah Russell guides readers through how to reintroduce exercise into their life after stoma surgery

Buttony: normalising ostomies for kids

Find out all about Buttony Bear and how the charity A Bear Named Buttony helps children across the UK