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Stoma Care Service

The stoma care service provides education, informal counselling, lifestyle advice, health promotion, appliance management and support to clients who have or are about to have a stoma formed. The service involves both pre-operative and long term management of clients with a stoma.

Referral Criteria

All ages in Southampton City and South West areas of Hampshire PCT. 

Clients within Southampton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust who have had a newly formed stoma, inpatients with an established stoma who require assessment, inpatients with a faecal fistula who require assessment and appliance management.

A specialist nurse from the stoma care service  liases with the colorectal specialist nurses when clients with colorectal cancer are referred to the service. 

Clients with non-malignant conditions are referred to the service by a colorectal consultant generally via a referral letter. 

Urology clients for cystectomy and ileal conduit are referred via fax following completion of a stoma care referral form by the urology specialist. 

Referrals are taken from all health care professionals including GPs, clients can also self refer. 

Referrals are taken be phone or letter. 

Open referral system for clinical assessment.

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Contact Information

Contact Joanna Wagland
Phone 0300 123 3910
E-mail joanna.wagland@solent.nhs.uk
Address Bitterne Health Centre, Commercial Street, Bitterne, Southampton, Hampshire, SO18 6BT
 

Opening Hours

Monday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Additional Information for Health Professional

Full service description

The stoma care service will provide education, informal counselling, lifestyle advice, health promotion, appliance management and support to clients who have or are about to have a stoma formed.  The service involves both pre-operative and long term management of clients with a stoma. The stoma care service consists of a team of specialist nurses with a stoma care qualification. They assess clients and recommend appliances and accessory stoma products to be prescribed by the GP.

The stoma care service has the following objectives;

To provide specialist assessment and ongoing management from a stoma care specialist with a qualification in stoma care, 

To provide pre-operative and post-operative support to clients undergoing urological or colorectal surgery and stoma formation, 

To ensure clients are assessed by a stoma care specialist and prescribed appropriate stoma products, 

To ensure clients are prescribed and receive stoma care products, 

To provide a basic level of training to health care professional within the local acute trusts and primary care who may care for clients with a stoma, 

To support and react to relevant local and national support groups.  To review stoma care products and trial new products to ensure best practice, 

To continually monitor quality of care through clinical support. 

Stoma care clinics are held at the Bitterne Health Centre, Adelaide Healthcentre, Hythe Hospital, and Lymington Hospital by contacting the service for an appointment.

Referral Criteria

All ages in Southampton City and South West areas of Hampshire PCT. 

Clients within Southampton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust who have had a newly formed stoma, inpatients with an established stoma who require assessment, inpatients with a faecal fistula who require assessment and appliance management.

A specialist nurse from the stoma care service  liases with the colorectal specialist nurses when clients with colorectal cancer are referred to the service. 

Clients with non-malignant conditions are referred to the service by a colorectal consultant generally via a referral letter. 

Urology clients for cystectomy and ileal conduit are referred via fax following completion of a stoma care referral form by the urology specialist. 

Referrals are taken from all health care professionals including GPs, clients can also self refer. 

Referrals are taken be phone or letter. 

Open referral system for clinical assessment.

Referral Method

Healthcare professional , GP or self referral by phone, letter or email

Other information & documentation

Local Support Groups

Solent Ostomates Support group (SOS)

Carole summer

Mobile: 07527 707069

Email: carole.lesley@btinternet.com

 

 

David Morris

Wessex Urology Support Group

118 Durley Avenue

Waterlooville

Hampshire

PO8 8TZ

Tel: 02392 361048

Clinical Lead Contact Info

Service Manager Contact Info

Service Manager Joanna Wagland
Service Manager Title Stoma Care Manager
Service Manager Phone 023 8071 8850
Service Manager Address Bitterne Health Centre Commercial Street Bitterne Southampton, Hampshire SO18 6BT
Service Manager Postcode SO18 6BT
Service Manager e-mail joanna.wagland@solent.nhs.uk
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