Reference Materials

Improving Bowel Function after Bowel Surgery - Practical Advice

Improving Bowel Function after Bowel Surgery - Practical advice

This booklet explains how and why bowel function changes after bowel surgery and gives some simple guidelines for keeping things under control. A useful tool for your patient care.

  • Booklet can be ordered free of charge from National Conference Helpline (1800 33 00 66)
  • You can download it here
  • Booklet can be viewed on and downloaded on www.bladderbowel.gov.au (Dept. of Health and Ageing)
  • Booklet can be ordered on www.continence.org.au (Continence Foundation of Australia)


Care of the Faecal or Urinary Stoma

Gippsland Regional Integrated Cancer Services (GRICS) and Nurse & Midwife Education Gippsland in conjunction with Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH) and Central Gippsland Health Service (CGHS) are proud to announce the availability of a new on-line learning package: Nurse_and_Midwife_Education_Gippsland Care of the Faecal or Urinary Stoma.

To access the learning package once on their website go to “unwanted variation in practice” to find the package. You then need to scroll down to the package and open the for general use section as requested.

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