Urostomy Awareness

Wessex Urology Support Group (WUSG)

There are approximately 11,000 urostomates in the UK with an average of 2,000 new ones created each year.
Wessex Urology Support Group (W.U.S.G.) offers help, advice and support to all Urinary Diversion Patients.
Our aim is to relieve, assist and help any person suffering from any condition that directly or indirectly affects the bladder and in particular those persons who have undergone, or are about to undergo urological surgery for urinary diversion in the area of Wessex and to improve their quality of life and that of those who care for them.

Urostomy Association

Our Aims

To assist those who are about to undergo or who have undergone surgery which results in a urinary diversion, such as a urostomy, continent urinary pouch or neo bladder To assist carers in the rehabilitation of people with a urinary diversion. To improve the quality of life of people who have undergone urinary diversion surgery and those who care for them. To undertake such research as the Membership feels is necessary to enhance the life of members.

Urostomy Association

UOAA Forum - General Ostomy Discussion

For general discussion of ostomies and continent diversions.

Leakage Problems

Frequently Asked Questions About Life With An Ostomy

In this page I am going to attempt to answer some of the most common questions that I am asked in regards to my ostomy surgery. Please note that these are my answers only in regards to my life and other ostomates I have spoken to and someone else may have a completely different opinion on some subjects. If you do and want your answers listed here, just email me - I will give full credit to you for your answers.

Shaz's Ostomy Pages

An Interactive Support Page For New and Experienced Ostomates.
The aim of this site is to try and give you as much information as possible regarding ileostomy, colostomy and urostomy surgery. It is for ostomates by ostomates (no "medical speak").

Ostomy Top Tips

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Ostomyland Lifestyle Guide – Ostomy Top Tips

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