A stoma is an opening on the surface of the abdomen which has been surgically created to divert the flow of faeces or urine.
Individuals of all ages can have a stoma.
Description of the Stoma Care Nursing Service
The Stoma Care Service is a community based team of experienced specialist Nurses.
The Stoma Care service provides care and support for patient/client before and after surgery.
The service also provides advice to established stoma clients who are experiencing problems.
We have two stoma clinics each week:
- Wednesday (drop in) between 1.30pm – 3.30pm
- Wednesday, 4pm – 7pm (appointment only) and
- Friday, 1.30pm – 3.30pm (appointment only).
The clinics are held at Bath Street Health and Wellbeing Centre in Warrington.
We provide home visits for those patients who are unable to attend our clinics.
To make an appointment please ring: 01925 454813.
Stoma Care Patient Support Forum
A patient support forum group takes place every other month from 1.30pm – 3.30pm.
This group meets at Bath Street Health and Wellbeing Centre and has proved to be rewarding and popular with patients.
Please ring 01925 454813 for dates if you wish to attend.