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What’s new - what’s free?

Colostomy UK publishes the quarterly ‘Tidings’ magazine; call 0118 939 1537 or email cass@colostomyassociation.org.uk (dontations invited). The free ‘Charter’ magazine also is well worth receiving, especially as it is a forum for latest developments and has lots of samples on offer.  Sponsored by Coloplast, you can get on the mailing list by writing to Coloplast Ltd., Peterborough Business Park, Lynch Wood, Peterborough PE2 6BR.

ConvaTec also produces a free stoma magazine called ‘Converse’.  To get on the mailing list write to - Subscriptions, Converse, Frepost, Milton Road, Ickenham, Uxbridge  UB10 8BR; or call 0800 282254.

Short cut when cut short:

You are entitled to a key that unlocks the door to the public toilets carrying the RADAR sign. The local office to write to is:The Vassell Centre, Gill Avenue, Fishponds or call 0117 9653651. Your local District Council may have a supply. They key costs £3.50, or equivalent to your next 350 ‘spend a pennies’! The organisation is based at Unit 12, City Forum, 250, City Road, London EC1V 8AF.  Your supplies company may also provide one free so check when you next place your stoma order! 

Get in touch with professionals at:

Colostomy UK   
Enterprise House,
95 London Street
Reading RG1 4QA
(01189391537)
Free Helpline - 0800 3284257
www.colostomyassociation.org.uk 


Ileostomy and Internal Pouch Support Group  
Secretary: Bruce McKenzie
PO Box 132, Scunthorpe  DN15 9YW
(01724 720150)
Free Helpline - 0800 0184724
www.the-ia.org.uk


Urostomy Association
www.urostomyassociation.org


National Association for Colitis & Crohn’s Disease
98a London Road St Albans, AL1 1NX
(01727 830038)
www.nacc.org.uk


The Continence Foundation
www.continence-foundation.org.uk


The IBD Club (Inflammatory Bowel Disease)
www.ibdclub.org.uk


Macmillan Cancer Relief Information Line
0845 6016161 (Local rate)


National Association for Colitis and Crohns
www.nacc.org.uk


Link sites well worth a visit:

Lifestyle advice sites

www.ostomysupport.info
www.living-with-a-stoma.co.uk

Colostomy questions answered

www.royalmarsden.org
www.ehendrick.org

A US explanation of surgery procedure

www.digestive.niddk.nih.go
www.avera.org
www.gicare.com
www.uoa.org


Suppliers:

Database of suppliers

Peak Medical Ltd

Web site: www.peakmedical.co.uk
Email: info@peakmedical.co.uk
Freephone: 0800 6520424

Hollister Web site: www.hollister.com/uk/
Email: samples.uk@hollister.com.

Phone free: 0800 521377

Salts

Web site: www.salts.co.uk
Email: web@salts.co.uk
Freephone: 0800 626388

Pelican Healthcare

Web site: www.pelicanhealthcare.co.uk/
Email: mailroom@pelicanhealthcare.co.uk
Phone free: 0800 0527471

Clinimed

Web site: www.clinimed.co.uk/
Email: enquiries@clinimed.co.uk
Phone free: 0800 036 0100

Dansac

Web site: www.dansac.co.uk/index1.htm
Email: dansac.ltd@dansac.com
Free samples: 0800 581117

OstoMART

Web site: www.ostomart.co.uk
Email: enquiries@ostomart.co.uk
Phone free: 0800 220300

Coloplast

Web site: www.coloplast.co.uk
Email: gbcareteam@coloplast.com
Free Phone: 0800 220 622

ConvaTec 

Web Site: www.convatec.co.uk
Email: stoma@webcare.co.uk
Free Phone: 0800 28 22 54

Farnhurst Medical

Web Site: www.farnhurst-medical.co.uk
Email: info@farnhurst-medical.co.uk
Phone: 01273 490 050

Welland

Web site: www.wellandmedical.com
Email: info@wellandmedical.com
Phone: 01293 615455

White Rose

Web Site: www.whiterosecollection.com
Email: info@whiterosecollection.co.uk
Phone: 01202 854634