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UK sources of information and / or support

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Living With A Stoma

Website offering comprehensive information on stoma lifestyle issues.

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Ostomy Lifestyle

Provides support, advice and information to anyone affected by surgery on their bowel or bladder.

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An online support group for all kinds of ostomates.

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UK Ostomy Support

A Yahoo group for new and experienced ostomists.

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Clinimed Essentials

Supplies innovative products for stoma care, urology and continence and wound Care.

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Coloplast UK Ltd

Develops products and services for ostomy care, urology and continence care, and wound and skin care.

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Dansac UK

Develops, manufactures and distributes stoma care products.

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Specialises in products for ostomy care and continence care.

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Salts Healthcare

Salts is a leading manufacturer in the global healthcare market,specialising in stoma care and orthotic products.

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T G Eakin Ltd

A medical device manufacturer, dedicated to the production of high-quality skin protection products for use in stoma and wound care.

See also the Patient UK colostomy, ileostomy and urostomy pages.

Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

Dr Tim Kenny
Document ID:
8063 (v5)
Last Checked:
14 June 2012

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