Stomal Therapy - Illawarra area
The stomal therapy service supports people who live in the Illawarra area who have a stoma. This includes colostomy, ileostomy and urostomy.
What we do
The service provides clinical advice as well as ongoing support to enable the person with a stoma to adjust with the changes this brings.
This can be provided face-to-face or via a phone call.
The service also provides information and education for people anticipating stoma surgery.
When to access this service
- When you have a new or existing stoma.
- Review for skin or stoma concerns.
- Ongoing support in resuming normal activity with a stoma including return to work, social, recreational activities and intimacy.
What to expect
You will be seen by a Nurse Consultant who will examine your stoma and skin. You will be asked questions about your usual routine. You will be advised as to how you can look after your skin/stoma.
Who should access this service
Anyone with a faecal or urinary stoma.
How to access this service
Phone for appointment on 02 4255 1594 or 0414 421 021.
What to bring to your appointment
A spare stoma bag and any accessories you use.
Wollongong NSW 2500
Monday to Friday Clinic: Tuesday and Thursday afternoon
Parking is available in the hospital car park or on the street.
Please advise if you need an interpreter so this can be arranged.