We would like to thank our 2018 confirmed sponsors and exhibitors below:

11 Health and Technologies Limited is an integrated sensor platform for long term patients who manage chronic conditions whilst connected to medical bags. Each year millions of patients are attached to billions of medical bags. Our vision is to connect those bags to the 11 Health Sensor Network to improve outcomes for patients, deliver relevant real-time data to clinicians and lower costs.


The Breakaway Foundation is the only UK wide charity offering support to children from birth to 18 with bladder and/or bowel diversions/dysfunction and their families. Breakaway offers an online support network, telephone helpline, residential confidence building activity weekends, local meet ups, and information days around the country.


Buttony is a special bear for children having surgery to create a stoma. Buttony is provided free of charge to children having surgery, either through their clinical nurse specialist, or directly to a family. Buttony is part of the Breakaway Foundation, the only UK wide charity for children with stomas.




Our mission is to make life easier

Coloplast develops products and services that make life easier for people with personal and private medical conditions. Working closely with the people who use our products, we create ostomy care solutions that are sensitive to their individual needs. We call this intimate healthcare.

We are Colostomy UK – here if you have questions, need support or just want to talk to someone who lives with a stoma. We are your voice on bigger issues: advocates for your rights; campaigning to raise awareness of what matters to you; running projects to empower you; and building communities to support you.



Fittleworth is a trusted and dedicated NHS dispenser for Ostomy products that caters for the individual needs of patients at a local level. Clinical Respect is central to our health provider promise to deliver excellence in patient care and helping achieve best value in prescribing whilst respecting the health care professional decision.


The Kingston Trust CIO

The Kingston Trust CIO’s aim is to provide financial assistance, through the provision of grants, to those in need.  To qualify, applicants must be aged 16 years or over, have undergone surgical intervention as a result of Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s, Cancer, inflammation, injury or any other condition resulting in an ileostomy or ileo-anal pouch procedure and be a resident of the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland for at least six months.  The Kingston Trust CIO Trustees will consider all qualifying grant applications.


Pelican Healthcare Ltd is a leading manufacture of high quality and innovative stoma care products. We strive to deliver the very best solutions to make living with a stoma as easy as possible.



A collection of nurses spread all over the country, caring for neonates or children with stomas. Based in hospitals and community we provide support for children and families before, during and after stoma formation. Many continue to provide support for these children even when their stomas have been closed managing childhood continence.



Respond Healthcare Ltd is a leading independent Home Delivery Service in the UK. We also offer a range of accessory products and have a wealth of knowledge and lifestyle literature available for patients and nurses alike.



Stomawise is an internet based support network for people who have undergone any of the following Surgical Procedures: Ileostomy, Colostomy or Urostomy surgery, and have a bag attached to their abdomen used to collect waste from the body.

The web site provides a central point where Ostomates can resource information on their condition and find answers to their questions and problems found in day to day living with an Ostomy.

The web site also contains a large amount of related information on the condition, together with other information and links that proved useful when living with a stoma, such as “Radar Keys”, “Prescription Charge information”, “Clinical waste services” and travel.

We are also the registered hidden disability partner with the CAA and in this role provide airport security staff training and the Ostomy Friendly Airport award giving ostomates the confidence to travel and in such provide a better quality of life.

The Association provides peer support to people undergoing urinary diversion surgery of any kind. We publish a regular magazine and leaflets on many topics. Our trained volunteers are available to speak to people on a more personal level and our Branches provide regional support. We look forward to meeting you on our stand.

Vanilla Blush is the award winning specialised Underwear and Supportwear company, inclusive of people with Stomas.

Having launched live on ITV, 2008, Vanilla Blush is celebrating its 10-year birthday with the launch of SportVB.

Still supplying NHS and fashion needs, University Academic work is now underway by CEO Nicola Dames.

Established in 1978, The World Council of Enterostomal Therapists (WCET) is the international professional nursing organisation for nurses involved in the care of persons with ostomies, wounds or continence needs. With members in over 60 countries, the WCET is a culturally diverse group whose mission is to ensure that specialty trained nurses are available worldwide to provide technically and culturally competent care for persons with ostomy, wound or continence needs.