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Be Prepared During the Festive Period

Christmas is fast approaching, a busy time for most and it’s important for those with a stoma to ensure they’re fully prepared. Our advice to make the most of the festive period would be to get organised before December rolls around! Here are a few things to consider: Supplies, do you have enough? Don’t find…

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Categories: Care Advice By: GoldCare

Obtaining Urgent Supplies

Unfortunately, there may be a time where you find yourself urgently in need of supplies without a prescription. However, don’t worry there are still steps you can take. In an emergency you can request supplies from us without a prescription. These will be delivered by the quickest possible method. If your supply need is immediate…

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Categories: Care Advice By: Diane Sheard

Obtaining Prescription Supplies for Stoma Care

Upon being discharged from hospital after your operation you will, or at least should have, been supplied with the products and accessories that you require. However, it can sometimes be unclear as to how to continue obtaining your prescription afterwards. Where can I obtain my prescription? You should have also been given the contact details…

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Categories: Care Advice By: Diane Sheard

The GoldCare Guide to Nutrition for Stoma Care

When recovering from an operation, people with a stoma are often left wondering how it will affect their diet. We’re happy to say that most people successfully return to their normal diet fairly soon, however, this will vary from person to person. The key concern is to prevent any potential blockages and foods which can…

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Categories: Care Advice, Food and Drink By: Diane Sheard

Care Advice for Stomas

If you need stoma care advice, you can call the GoldCare helpline on 0800 592 786 or our nurses, Monday to Friday between the hours of 8am and 5pm. Outside of those times you can also contact your stoma care nurse, your GP, your local district nursing team or the hospital you were discharged from -…

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Categories: Care Advice By: Diane Sheard

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