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Diverticular Disease Priority Setting Partnership

18 June 2024

[On behalf of Guts UK and Bowel Research UK]
Guts UK and Bowel Research UK have launched a James Lind Alliance survey to identify the top . . .  Read More

External Events

BAPS PSNG Nurses Study Day

23 May 2024

The BAPS PSNG Nurses Study DAY – Colorectal Challenges in Paediatric Care: Bridging Expertise for Better Outcomes will take place on July . . .  Read More

External News

Dietary advice and ileostomy – the experiences of people living with an ileostomy and health care professionals

23 May 2024

FAO: ASCN UK Members, on behalf of NICHE
Researchers at the Nutrition Innovation Centre for Food and Health are recruiting volunteers . . .  Read More

ASCN Project Updates

EXPASS ASCN UK Best Practice Recommendations Industry update

3 May 2024

EXPASS ASCN UK Best Practice Recommendations Industry update | March 25, 2024
First, we would like to thank you for your support with this . . .  Read More

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NICE Late-stage assessment: One-piece closed bags for adults with a colostomy – Final Scope

1 May 2024

Following technical issues, the topic webpage for the Final Scope for One-piece closed bags for adults with a colostomy has been updated on . . .  Read More

External Events

70TH BAPS CONGRESS Nurse Education

8 March 2024

70TH BAPS CONGRESS Nurse Education
Save The Date: Sheffield City Hall,
2nd July – Colorectal nursing lectures & workshops
3rd July . . .  Read More

External News

New handbook supports healthcare support workers throughout their career

29 June 2023

A new digital handbook for healthcare support workers (HCSWs) has been developed by NHS England elearning for healthcare in partnership with . . .  Read More

ASCN News

Stoma Care Specialist Nursing: A Guide for Clinical Practice

15 June 2023

We are delighted to inform you that the ASCN UK textbook, Stoma Care Specialist Nursing: A Guide for Clinical Practice has been published by . . .  Read More

ASCN News

Wet Colostomy Guidelines updated

16 January 2023

ASCN UK is delighted to announce that there is a new update to the Wet Colostomy Guidelines
These guidelines consist of information for . . .  Read More

ASCN News

ASCN UK Stoma Care Nursing Standards and Audit Tool available in the members area

13 August 2021

It is with great delight that the ASCN UK announce that the Stoma Care Nursing Standards and Audit Tool for the Newborn to the Elderly have . . .  Read More

Guidelines Updates

ASCN UK Convexity Guidelines available in the members area

13 July 2021

ASCN UK is delighted to announce that there is a new addition to their Guidelines portfolio, the convexity guideline.  
The use of . . .  Read More

External News

Pouch Patient Alert

28 May 2021

It has been brought to our attention that the producer of the Medina catheters in Europe intends to stop production in the near future. This . . .  Read More

ASCN Events

STOPPS study: STOma formation – the Perception of Patients and Surgeons on communication

11 February 2021

During a Delphi exercise conducted by the Association of Coloproctology Great Britain and Ireland, it was found that many patients were . . .  Read More

ASCN News

Philip Salt Stoma Care Nurse of the Year Award 2020 Winner – Wendy Osborne

19 November 2020

Wendy has worked within the specialism of stoma care for approximately 25 years, initially as a clinical nurse specialist in Oxford, before . . .  Read More

Guidelines Updates

6 NEW Clinical Guidelines Now Available to Download

7 September 2020

It gives us great pleasure to introduce an additional 6 NEW clinical guidelines to the stoma care fraternity and hope they will be . . .  Read More

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