Convexity

Question I am 84 yrs. old. I have an ileostomy which I have had for about 29 years, on my right side. A skin sag has developed about one inch below the stoma and is causing adhesion problems for my appliance. I use ConvaTec SUR-FIT Natura Stomahesive Flexible wafer REF 125264. I use Coloplast Brava…

Urostomy

Question I was operated on in January and have had no difficulty with my appliances (Hollister),  except, most evenings it fills up with more air than urine and I need to empty about every 45 minutes. Is this normal and is there any way to prevent it from happening?   Response Your night system should…

Leakage

Question I got my ileostomy in December 2019 and can’t seem to get the flange attached so it doesn’t leak.  I have had home care, I have watched videos, I have tried ConvaTec, Hollister, Coloplast and it doesn’t seem to matter.  I have used 8 in the last 8 days.  I am afraid to go…

NSWOCC and CSCRS Preoperative Stoma Marking Position Statement Launch

NSWOCC and CSCRS Preoperative Stoma Marking Position Statement Launch

Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Canada (NSWOCC) partnered with the Canadian Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (CSCRS) in order to develop and launch the: Preoperative Stoma Site Marking for Fecal Diversions: Ileostomy and Colostomy: Position Statement of the Canadian Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (CSCRS) and the Nurses Specialized in Wound,…

Ostomy supply chain

Ostomy supply chain

We know that times are uncertain but we want to give a degree of confidence to people living with an ostomy.    Eric (Vegan Ostomy) has contacted all manufacturers and has listed Covid19 responses on his website. https://www.veganostomy.ca/ostomy-supplies-covid19-coronavirus/ All user inquiries should be directed to these sites also. Below is a listing of ostomy suppliers…