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Anal Repair Surgeries

Anal Repair Surgery has an 80% long term success rate, and involved repairing the muscle around the anus. Learn more about the operation here.

Rocking Two Stomas…Rachel’s Story

How many of us when we are younger try to map our lives out? We give ourselves deadlines; by this age, I will be married, be the top or my career and have children! In all honesty how often do these plans actually happen when we want them…

Ileostomy Surgery

What is an Ileostomy? An Ileostomy is created when your bowel is redirected out of your abdomen. An Ileostomy normally involves removing the colon and in some cases the rectum. The Ileium (last part of the small intestine) is brought to…

Surgeries For Haemorrhoids

If conservative treatments and/or medication have not worked and your haemorrhoids are large and causing you discomfort and pain, you may wish to consider surgery. There are some different surgical options available and you should discuss…

Colostomy Surgery

What is a Colostomy? A colostomy is created when your colon is cut and brought to the outside through the abdominal wall to create an artificial opening. Your faeces is then collected in a bag called a colostomy bag that is attached to…

Percutaneous Endoscopic Colostomy (PEC)

A Percutaneous Endoscopic Colostomy (PEC) is carried out to help relieve severe bowel problems. An incision is made into the colon and a tube is inserted, through which patients can irrigate their colon once or twice a day. It offers an…

Treatment for Rectal Prolapse

In the early stages of your condition, your doctor may advise you to eat plenty of fruit and vegetables and other foods that contain fibre to try to prevent constipation and reduce straining. If you have difficulty increasing your dietary…