Hi lucy1458, welcome, i cant answer your question as i have a perm end ileo but you will get great info and support here, ? have you looked at the IA forum (url below) which covers the UK & Ireland
cheers & best wishes
UC since 1990, not a lot of fun
Qualified as ileostomate May 2010, a much happier boy now
panproctocolectomy, abdomino perineal resection, perm ileostomy
my colon may not be, but my heart is in the right place !!