stoma-care nurse

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stoma-care nurse

A nurse with specialised education in caring for people with stomas (usually understood to mean colostomies).
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James, who lives in Dovecot, was given the bear by his stoma nurse at the hospital as he prepared for the operation which will hopefully tackle his health problems.
Despite the dietician, surgeon, nurses and stoma nurse all having words every day I had an ongoing battle which led to the poor catering bloke approaching my bed like I was going to stab him with a fork.
Being a stoma nurse is about supporting people through one of the most difficult times in their lives, when they are facing major illness, which is sometimes life-threatening but always life-changing.
The stoma nurse specialists care for people who have had bladder or bowel cancer or who suffer from inflammatory bowel disease conditions, such as Crohn's Disease or Ulcerative Colitis, and, as a result of their treatment, are living with a temporary or permanent stoma - a surgically-created opening.
The stoma nurse specialists care for people who have had bladder or bowel cancer or who suffer from inflammatory bowel disease conditions, such as Crohn's Disease or Ulcerative Colitis, and as a result of treatment, are living with a temporary or permanent stoma - a surgically created opening.
THROUGH you newspaper I would like to thank Ward 22 and the Stoma Nurse of Huddersfield Royal Infirmary.
Don't worry, there will be a lot of support and your dad will be taught how to manage it by a specialist stoma nurse.
The professional manner of the staff, which includes the surgeon who visited me every day, the thorough procedures employed by the anaesthetist prior to my being taken into surgery, and the advice given by the stoma nurse could not be faulted.
I am on the mend now thanks to Mr Eltringham, his team and the three wards and the angels there, also Sister Heather, the stoma nurse.