A stomal therapist is responsible for helping patients adjust to living with either a permanent or temporary stoma, such as a colostomy, ileostomy or urostomy. The role includes preoperative counselling, immediate postoperative care and education, and follow-up assessment and counselling following patient discharge.
Justine Wilkinson is the Stomal Therapist at Mulgrave Private Hospital and can be contacted on PH: (03) 9790 9333
Coloplast also has 6 free ostomy clinics across Victoria: Ballarat, Burwood, Cranbourne, Essendon, Mildura, and Wodonga. Using your phone, scan the QR Code below to go to the Coloplast website. Alternatively, click on the picture and the link will take you to a page with details of the Coloplast Cranbourne clinic.