Stoma and internal pouch care service

What we do

The Stoma Care team provide practical training and support to anyone who has, or may require, a bowel or urine stoma, or internal pouch as a result of colorectal surgery.

We are a hospital based service, not sponsored by any manufacturing company, and able to offer impartial advice and supplies of a variety of stoma products.

We are able to offer flexible reviews to suit clinical priority or other commitments Monday to Friday at Warwick. These could be via a telephone call or review face to face in clinic.

Services include:

  • pre-operative counselling and discussion
  • post-operative training and support
  • clinics at Warwick
  • carer, or care home staff training
  • skin care treatment and advice
  • product advice and samples
  • travel advice
  • diet advice
  • colostomy irrigation training and support
  • stoma hernia support garment fittings
  • ileo-anal pouch support and advice

Location / how to find us

The Stoma Care Department is based in the Main Outpatients Department at Warwick Hospital in a corridor just inside the front entrance doorway.

  • Warwick Stoma Clinic - Appointments by arrangement Monday to Friday 08:30– 16:30 (excluding bank holidays)

Preparing for your appointment

  • It would be helpful to bring along one of your pouches or a template, a list of the stoma products currently in use, as well as a list of current medications to the appointment.
  • Some people find writing down a food diary, or leakage summary prior to discussions with us can be helpful.

Email advice line:


01926 – 495321 ext 4504 (office hours 8.30am – 4.30pm Monday – Friday) (Excluding Bank Holidays)

The team frequently work out of the office therefore an answering machine is available. Attempts will be made to return calls or reply to emails the same working day.

Email advice line also available at:

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