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

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

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

Keeping focus

Luciana Podschun discusses how to keep motivated and focused during the winter, looking at how ostomates can keep active and healthy

Who are the Urostomy Association?

Find out all about how the Urostomy Association (UA) can help those who have a urostomy or another form of urinary diversion

Colostomy UK’s stoma aware campaign

Colostomy UK introduces their awareness campaign and how they’re trying to make facilities better for ostomates

Defying the limits

Andrew Wakefield tells StomaTips how he defied expectations when got his ostomy. Not only continuing his fitness journey, but thriving

Travelling with confidence

This month, Illeostomy and Internal Pouch Association discusses the key information needed when travelling