About this service

Stoma care

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Find contact details, visiting times and ward information.

Colchester Hospital

We run weekly clinics at Colchester hospital.

If you have any concerns about your stoma, please contact us on 01206 742 009.

If you would like a review but have not seen us for over 2 years please ask your GP to refer you to our service.  The referral form is in the GP section of this website.

The stoma care nurses work from 8.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday.

How to get here

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Staying in hospital

Ward information

The stoma care nurses visit patients on our wards who are admitted for emergency care and for surgery.

We will visit any patient who wants stoma care advice, even if you are not in hospital for a stoma-related problem.

Clacton Hospital

We run weekly clinics at Clacton hospital.

If you have any concerns about your stoma, please contact us on 01206 742 009.

If you would like a review but have not seen us for over 2 years please ask your GP to refer you to our service.  The referral form is in the GP section of this website.

The stoma care nurses work from 8.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday.

How to get here

View hospital directions

Staying in hospital

Ward information

The stoma care nurses visit patients on our wards who are admitted for emergency care and for surgery.

We will visit any patient who wants stoma care advice, even if you are not in hospital for a stoma-related problem.

Harwich Hospital

We run monthly clinics at Harwich hospital.

If you have any concerns about your stoma, please contact us on 01206 742 009.

If you would like a review but have not seen us for over 2 years please ask your GP to refer you to our service.  The referral form is in the GP section of this website.

The stoma care nurses work from 8.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday.

How to get here

View hospital directions

Staying in hospital

Ward information

The stoma care nurses visit patients on our wards who are admitted for emergency care and for surgery.

We will visit any patient who wants stoma care advice, even if you are not in hospital for a stoma-related problem.

In the community

The Colchester Hospital stoma care team covers Colchester, Tendring and Halstead areas.  The nurses visit care homes in this area and will visit at your home if you are housebound.

If you have any concerns about your stoma, please contact us on 01206 742 009.

If you would like a review but have not seen us for over 2 years please ask your GP to refer you to our service.  The referral form is in the GP section of this website.

Welcome to the stoma care department.

Our stoma care team helps patients who have a stoma such as:

  • colostomy
  • ileostomy
  • urostomy

We provide support and teaching for new and existing stomas.

We offer advice on:

  • practical stoma care
  • equipment
  • stoma problems
  • diet and lifestyle

 

You can also find useful advice and support on these websites

Colostomy UK

Ileostomy Association

Urostomy Association

Crohns and Colitis UK

Bowel Cancer UK

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