We work with a number of associations and charities, which are all important to us, to bring you all the support and advice you need at every step of the way.
The primary role of the Colostomy Association is to represent the interests of people with a colostomy. They can provide support, reassurance and practical information to anyone who has or is about to have a colostomy.
Tel: 0800 328 4257
IA, the Ileostomy and Internal Pouch Support Group (formerly known as the Ileostomy Association of Great Britain and Ireland), is a mutual support group which has the primary aim of helping people who have had their colon removed.
Tel: 0800 0184 724
The Urostomy Association (UA) was formed to assist people who are about to undergo or who have undergone surgery resulting in a urinary diversion/ileal conduit. The Association was founded at the Christie Hospital in 1971 by a group of people who realised the special needs of persons with a urostomy.
Tel: 01889 563191
Crohn’s and Colitis UK is a nationwide charity who’s mission is to work with all those affected by inflammatory bowel diseases, in particular Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, to achieve a better quality of life, improve services and fund crucial research.
Crohn’s and Colitis UK is Pelican Healthcare’s charity of the year for 2015.
Tel: 01727 830 038
Bowel Cancer UK is determined to save lives and improve the quality of life for all those affected by bowel cancer. Bowel Cancer UK is Pelican’s charity of the year for 2014.
Tel: 020 7940 1760
Breakaway is the only UK wide charity offering support to children with bladder and/or bowel diversions/dysfunction and their families. Since 2006 Breakaway has helped around 300 families, taking them out of isolation and helping them to realise that they are not on their journey alone.
Tel: 01283 240253
The Junior Ostomy Support Helpline (JOSH) supports families across the UK with children affected by incontinence issues. They offer a free, confidential and 24-hour helpline, set up to provide support for parents of children who have had bladder or bowel surgery, resulting in a stoma or bladder augmentation.
Tel: 0800 328 4257
#GetYourBellyOut is a worldwide campaign aiming to raise awareness of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, more commonly known as IBD. Join the campaign and help raise awareness by uploading a picture of your belly on social media, using the hashtag #GetYourBellyOut.
Tenovus Cancer Care is the leading cancer charity in Wales, bringing treatment, emotional support and practical advice to where it matters most; the heart of the community and through their vita research, they offer hope. Whenever you need them, they will be there for you. Available 365 days a year.
Tel: 0808 808 1010