C A Publications
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The publications on this page are all available from the Colostomy Association in printed form, but for convenience of access can be downloaded here as .pdf files.  Just click on the title.


About Rectal Discharge

Many people with a stoma experience discharge from the back passage despite the fact that they have a colostomy

About Stoma Reversal

This leaflet offers you information on Stoma reversals and whether or not it would be possible for you.

An Introduction to Irrigation

Colostomy Irrigation can, in suitable cases, be an alternative to wearing a stoma pouch

Caring for Colostomates

An Aid-Memoire for Nursing Staff and other Carers who look after people with a Colostomy

Colonoscopy through the Stoma

A patients perspective

Healthy Eating

Guidelines on nutritional management for people with a Colostomy

How Will A Colostomy Affect Me 

This booklet aims to answer some of the questions you may have about your Colostomy.

Living with a Colostomy

Contains useful information on adjusting to life with a stoma

One to One

Support and reassurance for YOU, your family and for carers

Parastomal Hernias

All about hernia, what it is and how to treat it

Sam has a Stoma

A story/colouring book aid for children about to have stoma surgery

Travel Advice

Having a colostomy should not prevent you from travelling at home or abroad

Pain and Discomfort

Pain and discomfort in the rectum and perineum following Stoma surgery

Fact Sheets (mostly a single page)

Adhesive Removers

A detailed list of adhesive remover products

Bed Protection

A detailed list of suppliers who provide bed protection products


An extensive suppliers list of odour neutralisers

Disability Information

An indepth factsheet of disability benefits and coping with a stoma when you have a disability

Holiday Checklist      NEW

A checklist including some hints and tips to help you when travelling


A list of products that will give you more time to find somewhere to change

Manufacturers of Stoma Products

A list of manufacturers who produce stoma products

Obtaining Prescription Supplies

Information on how to obtain your prescription supplies


A list of lubricating deodorants

Pouch Covers

Tailor-made pouch and bag cover supplier list

Seat Belt Protection & Extenders

A list of companies that supply seat belt extenders

Solidifying Agents

A list of sachets and capsules

Stoma Product Suppliers

An extensive list of stoma product suppliers

Support Garments for Ostomates

Support garment suppliers for Ostomates


Specialised swimwear suppliers for Ostomates

Travel Insurance

A detailed list of insurers who will cover Ostomates


A list of specialised trouser suppliers for Ostomates


Specialised underwear supplier list

Wind, Ballooning & Odour

Hints & tips on wind, ballooing & odour

Websites for Young Ostomates

Useful links and information for Young Ostomates


Colostomy Association Ltd.,  Enterprise House,  95 London Street,  Reading,  Berkshire,  RG1 4QA

Tel: +44 (0)118 939 1537    Fax: +44 (0)118 956 9095    Helpline: 0800 328 4257

Email:  cass@colostomyassociation.org.uk

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