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Enjoying family time as an ostomate

With the arrival of Mother’s Day and the nicer weather hopefully on its way, now is the time to enjoy extra time spent with your family. Mother's Day is considered a 'family time' holiday, it’s a time for fun activities and days out with your family, whether it’s a nice walk in the countryside, a…

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Categories: Lifestyle By: GoldCare

Have you got plans for Red Nose Day?

With Comic Relief Red Nose Day taking place on Friday 15th March, people across the country will come together to take part in a whole host of events which will ultimately contribute to one thing: supporting vulnerable people and communities across the UK and the rest of the world. You may be thinking of getting…

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Categories: Events By: GoldCare

Spending time outdoors this Summer

As the cold, Winter months begin to subside, it’s almost time to look forward to some sun, shorts and spending more time outside. Get ready for chilled out walks, long afternoons in the garden with family and friends and plenty of ice cream! If you’ve got a colostomy, you’ll know that outdoor activities require a…

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Categories: Care Advice, Lifestyle By: GoldCare

How will my stoma affect my relationship?

For many people across the globe, February represents a month of love, compassion, flowers and maybe even a little bit of chocolate. With 14th February just around the corner, we decided that the perfect time to discuss relationships and dating for ostomates would be now. One of the biggest worries on the mind of many…

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Categories: Community By: GoldCare

It’s time to talk about your stoma

Every year on February 7th, Time to Talk Day is celebrated across the world in a bid to raise awareness of the stigma that is associated with mental health. Astonishingly, figures have shown that at least a quarter of people are troubled by mental health issues, yet many sufferers do not feel comfortable opening up…

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Categories: Community By: GoldCare

Is 2019 your year? Resolution ideas for ostomates

With 2018 now behind us, another year has just begun. Like many of us, you might feel as if you have treated yourself a bit too much over the festive period. Don’t worry though, there are plenty of other people in the same boat! As always, a new year brings with it a whole host of…

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Categories: Lifestyle By: GoldCare

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