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Keep an eye on our news feed, where we’ll publish everything that’s happening in the world of Salts Healthcare.

 

#ShareYourStory: Oliver

Oliver Kaye is just 16 years old and has an ileostomy as a result of his Ulcerative Colitis. He shares his story and explains his experience after surgery. He also offers some inspiring words of advice.

Ian Walker - 10k a Day

Ian Walker, a man from Worcester, is raising money for two charities close to his heart, Purple Wings Charity and Worcester Street Café, as he takes on the challenge of running 10k a day throughout August.

#ShareYourStory: Sarah

Sarah, 34, has an Ileostomy. This came a while after being diagnosed with severe Ulcerative Colitis and being hospitalised, and she was 6 weeks pregnant at the time. 3 months after Sarah’s stoma surgery, she was doing workouts, indoor cycling & yoga.

#ShareYourStory: Millie

Millie is 24 and has an ileostomy after suffering with Ulcerative Colitis. Waking up from surgery brought worry for Millie but she has became more comfortable with wearing particular clothes again.

I love working at Salts Healthcare because...

In a recent Annual Review, we wanted to take a dive into why our employees love working at Salts Healthcare. The feedback is invaluable and we thought it would nice to share some of their reasons with you.

Ear Protectors for Nurses and Carers

At Salts Healthcare, we have developed a new product that will hopefully make wearing PPE that much more bearable for NHS workers and carers. 50,000 of our new ear protectors have been distributed across the UK, free of charge to hospitals.

#ShareYourStory: Stefanie

Stefanie says that since her surgery, she is finally in control of her life again. After being so worried, Stefanie admits how wrong she was – life is now better than ever.

Scrubs for the NHS

After recognising the lack of PPE, Hannah and Katherine formed the Airedale Sewing Fairies. The group have been working hard to make scrubs to protect those who are working in hospitals, care homes and more. These were funded by kind donations from those who want to contribute to this lovely cause.

Easter Activities to try indoors with kids

During this chaotic and uncertain time, parents have the additional task of keeping the kids busy. We have you covered with games and activities that the whole family can get involved with.

#teambowelcancer

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness month. In support of this Andrea shares her journey of bowel cancer and having an ileostomy, whilst community stoma care nurse, Nicky and Richard from Colostomy UK express the support that they can offer.

Meet Jessica!

Jessica Logan, 27, was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in 2017 and required surgery within the same week. She talks about her journey on accepting her stoma and turning it into something truly inspirational.

A new lease of life

In this episode, the topic of conversation is returning to work with a stoma. Paige, Chrissie and Elizabeth share their experiences of going back to work after such life-changing surgery.

Richard’s Story

Richard Caulkin suffers with Cystic Fibrosis as well as having an Ileostomy, it has been a difficult journey for him. Since his double lung transplant, he has competed in 3 European Heart and Lung Transplant Championships. These games aim to raise awareness and increase the number of potential donors.

Love me, Love my stoma

In this episode, the topic of discussion is dating and relationships with a Stoma. Lisa, Jack and Emily have had different experiences with relationships with a stoma.

One step at a time

In this episode, the topic of discussion is exercising with a Stoma. Ollie, Rebecca & James have all had major surgery and now have a stoma.

It’s a Team Effort

In this episode, Ian and his partner Kate talk with their Stoma Nurse Mireille, who has been supporting Ian for 11 years & discuss why her support has been so important.

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