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UK sources of information and / or support

See also the Patient UK stoma page.

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Urostomy Association

Aims to: assist those who are about to undergo or who have undergone surgery which results in the formation of a urinary stoma; assist carers in the rehabilitation of the ostomate; improve the quality of life of urostomates and those who care for them; undertake such research as the membership feels is necessary to enhance the life of urostomates.

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Wessex Urology Support Group

Aims to relieve, assist and help persons who have undergone, or are about to undergo urological surgery for urinary diversion and to improve their quality of life and of those who care for them.

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Radical removal of the bladder and fashioning of an ileal conduit (female)

Information from Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

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
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Last Checked:
15 December 2011

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