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The freedom to show off a stoma or keep it discreet

About This Webinar

Stoma formation can have a profound impact on an individual’s body image and sense of self-worth. This webinar will explore how stoma care nurses can support their patients by helping them to develop resilience, confidence and bravery. This support can help ostomates resume their lives and live them to the full. Throughout the webinar, the presenter will share a selection of relevant research and consider ways in which stoma care nurses can make use of this research in their practice. The session will include a discussion with Annie, an ostomate who has been celebrated as one of Cornwall most inspirational women. This recognition followed Annie’s viral contribution to the ‘Get your belly out’ social media campaign, which she made after hearing about a 10-year-old boy who took his own life following bullying due to his ostomy. This made her determined to raise awareness and normalise having a stoma. Annie’s experience illustrates how stoma care nurses can work with ostomates to challenge public perceptions of having an stoma.

To apply for CPD after watching on-demand, please email nurseledconferences@markallengroup.com

Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter Benjamin Wakefield
Editor, Gastrointestinal Nursing
Webinar hosting presenter meg tremayne
Lead Stoma Care Nurse, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
Meg Tremayne is the lead stoma care nurse at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust. Meg qualified as a nurse in 1994, at Bristol Royal Infirmary. It was during her time as a student there that she first worked alongside the stoma care team and discovered her passion for stoma care. After 8 years of working around the surgical wards of Bristol Royal Infirmary, she relocated to Cornwall, first working on the colorectal unit, before moving to the stoma care team in 2010. In her current role, she leads a team of eight in supporting patients both in hospital and in the community, covering the beautiful county of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
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