News

Ceramide - The new 'buzzword' in stoma skin care

04/04/2018

STN Paris Purnell explores the new trend in ostomy care- the addition of Ceramide to ostomy barriers, and what it means for your skin ...Read more

Thank You and Merry Christmas

20/12/2017

From all of us at Liberty Medical, we wish you and your families a joyous and safe Christmas and New Year. Thank...Read more

Protecting your gut health this Christmas

14/12/2017

To avoid cramps, bloating and wind during the Christmas and holiday period it's important that your gut is full of happy...Read more

Travel Certificates

18/12/2017

The Hollister Travel Certificate comes in a variety of languages to assist you in explaining your ostomy pouch and supplies and the importance of these, ...Read more

Ostomy Awareness Day 2017

02/10/2017

  Ostomy Awareness Day is on Saturday 7th October 2017. Hollister is honoured to be part of the entire ostomy community on this important day. We...Read more

Ceramide - The new buzzword in ostomy

20/09/2017

What is ceramide? Ceramide is a natural component of human skin. It links the outer skin together to form a water proof protective barrier. The design...Read more

Managing a Parastomal Hernia

15/09/2017

If you suspect you have a hernia you should contact your Stomal Therapy Nurse (STN) for an assessment. Your STN will assess the size of...Read more

Preventing a Parastomal Hernia

14/09/2017

Hernias can be experienced by everyone, regardless of whether you have a stoma or not. If you have undergone surgery resulting in the formation of...Read more

Look Out for the Big Bowel Tour in June

05/05/2017

Bowel Cancer Australia's The Big Bowel is one of the more unusual but fun and informative exhibits for the year. Standing at 2.4 metres high...Read more

Your Stoma Care Routine

31/05/2017

Adjusting to life with a stoma may take some time as there are now more things to consider in your daily...Read more

Healthy Skin Around Your Stoma

29/05/2017

An important part of maintaining a healthy stoma is ensuring that the skin around your stoma, the peristomal skin, is also...Read more

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month 2017

03/05/2017

Every June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month which aims to raise public awareness of a disease that claims the lives of 80 Australians each week.  ...Read more

How Should My Stoma Look?

07/02/2017

Your stoma Just like you, your stoma is unique. Chances are that your stoma will look different from someone else's. Your stoma should...Read more

6 Things You Should Know Before Stoma Surgery

06/02/2017

Initially, it can be hard to adjust to life after stoma surgery. Below are 6 things that all ostomates should know about life with a...Read more

Don't wait until it's too late

06/02/2017

Every February, Bowel Cancer Australia run their annual campaign, Don't wait until it's too late, raising awareness of the importance of...Read more

Carp Made the River Green

06/02/2017

Phillip Dixon, a Melbourne based film-maker, is developing the short film, 'Carp Made the River Green', for his final year of film study at SAE...Read more

Holiday eating and drinking

22/12/2016

The Christmas and holiday period is a time for celebrating with friends and family and food and alcohol often come hand in hand. For many...Read more

Travel with your stoma

22/12/2016

Having a stoma shouldn’t stop you from wanting to travel. If your travels involve taking a plane, ensuring that you plan...Read more

Swimming with your stoma

22/12/2016

Have you booked a holiday by the sea or in a warm location? Are you a lover of the water in...Read more

Merry Christmas

21/12/2016

Thank you for supporting the Liberty Medical website during its first year. As we close one year and begin another, we...Read more