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Our friendly, supportive community is here for everyone with a urinary diversion. There’s no joining fee and we would love to welcome you!
We’re here for you whenever you need us and for however long that may be. We’re here for your family and carers, too.
- Information and support for before, during and after surgery
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Hot off the press! We’re excited that ‘Bags, bags, bags’, our unique illustrated children’s book explaining urostomies to under-7s in language they’ll understand, is here!
Find out more and download your free copy, read it online or order a printed version.
The UA joins forces to call on the government to provide immediate support to alleviate the cost-of-living impact on people most affected.UA calls for ‘immediate support package’ for people living with ill health and disabilityRead More
We are delighted to have welcomed Samantha Sherratt as UA’s Transformation Director, who – working closely with the Board – will lead our charity in becoming the higher-profile, more accessibleA message from our Chair of Trustees Brian Fretwell and National President Professor Derek RosarioRead More
According to a recent Prostate Cancer UK (PCUK) survey, 95 per cent of men with continence issues experience anxiety because they might not be able to dispose of their incontinence pads or stoma products hygienically in an appropriate sanitary bin in a cubicle, when they go out. Worryingly too, around half of these men stated that they now reduce the amount of time they spend out of the house due to incontinence.We’re telling MPs, Boys Need BinsRead More
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There is also a Facebook group where members discuss topics and share helpful information. This friendly community is a place of mutual respect and support, and to help protect your privacy, this group is closed to the general public.
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