Stoma Care


The aim of the Gloucestershire stoma care service is to provide a responsive, supportive and comprehensive specialist nursing service throughout the county to patients, including children, who require stoma formation ie a Colostomy, Ileostomy, Urostomy or Internal Ileo-anal pouch.


The Stoma Care Team 

Stoma Care Team Photo

Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road Gloucester, GL1 3NN

Tel: 0300 422 6702 

Catherine Murray - Lead Nurse / Modern Matron

Vicky Preece - Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist

Victoria Jones - Clinical Nurse Specialist

Louise Holliday - Clinical Nurse Specialist

Katie Lawrence - Departmental Secretary 

Cheltenham General Hospital, Sandford Road Cheltenham, GL53 7AN

Tel 0300 422 4363 

Catherine Murray - Lead Nurse / Modern Matron

Vicky Preece - Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist

Gill Hopkins - Clinical Nurse Specialist

Shelley Smith - Clinical Nurse Specialist

Caroline Todd - Clinical Nurse Specialist

Katie Lawrence - Departmental Secretary

Both teams are available from Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays) 8am - 4pm. If your call is not answered, please leave your name, contact details and brief message; your query will be dealt with the next working day or at the first opportunity.


All clinics by appointment only: Please phone relevant centre.

Stoma Care Department Gloucestershire Royal Hospital

Tuesday Mornings: 9am - 12.30pm

Thursday Mornings: 9am - 12.30pm

Outpatient Department, Vale Hospital, Dursley

1st Tuesday of each month: 1pm - 3.30pm

Outpatients Department, Lydney Hospital

3rd Tuesday of each month: 9am - 12pm

Bowbridge outpatient clinic, Stroud General Hospital

2nd Wednesday each month: 1:30pm - 4pm

Stoma Care Department Cheltenham General Hospital

Monday 9am - 12:30pm

Friday 9am - 12:30pm

Outpatients Department, Cirencester Hospital 

4th Tuesday each month: 8.30am - 12.30pm

Outpatient Department, Tewkesbury Hospital 

1st Tuesday each month 9am - 12.30pm

Outpatient Department, North Cotswolds Hospital 

3rd Friday each month: 9am - 12.30pm

If you experience any problems or have concerns please telephone the stoma care department to arrange a clinic appointment between 8am and 4pm Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays). If you are unable to attend your appointment, please contact the department so your appointment can be offered to another patient, and to rearrange your appointment. In many instances we may be able to answer your query over the phone, where we are unable to resolve concerns we will arrange a clinic appointment.

If you have queries about any other department or appointment please refer to their page on this website, links below are to departments we work closely with:

Colorectal Department

Urology Department

Gynaecology Department

Continence Service

Gastroenterology Department