Freedom and confidence for colostomates

Reduced confidence, lack of discretion and restrictions when travelling. These are all issues faced by people who have a colostomy who may not be aware that there are options available to help make life easier.

Many colostomates have rediscovered their freedom and confidence by switching to a flushable colostomy pouch. The inner liner and flange are both able to be flushed away in a toilet, meaning worrying about disposal and discretion is a thing of the past.

Vicki is a cancer survivor and colostomate who very much struggled to adjust to life with a colostomy initially, but since discovering the Aura Flushable colostomy pouch she hasn’t looked back. Watch the videos below to see Vicki’s incredibly moving and inspiring story as a demonstration of how it is possible to get through the challenges life throws at us, regain strength and happiness, and reclaim our freedom.

“When you wear a colostomy pouch it does fill up and needs changing. Usually, I’d have to wrap the used pouch up in a plastic bag and find somewhere to dispose of it. With a flushable pouch you can just take it off and flush away the inner liner and flange,” says Vicki. The way her new pouch works gives Vicki freedom and allows her to indulge her love of travelling and socialising with comfort and ease. It has been a critical point in her process of accepting her diagnosis. Now, Vicki and her husband have every reason to look forward to a vibrant future.

Vicki explains, “Aura Flushables are brilliant. They enable me to do all that I want to do these days – all the things I could do before I had a colostomy.” She continues, “Life with a colostomy doesn’t have to be sitting at home, not going anywhere, not visiting people. The flushable pouches give you the freedom to be you again.”

Vicki hopes telling her story can help other colostomates find their freedom too. Meet Vicki in the videos above to hear more about how she was able to find freedom with a colostomy.

To see more stories told by colostomates like Vicki, visit

Aura Flushable is available on prescription, for more information or to order your free sample:

Call the Freephone Careline on 0808 301 2401
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