We would like to hear from you about how having a stoma impacts on your day-to-day life in the United Kingdom. We also want to know what you think about Colostomy UK and how well supported you feel by healthcare professionals.

It's a short survey and should only take 5 minutes for you to complete, so please feel free to answer them as comprehensively as you like! Your responses will help us better understand what matters to you and will shape the future direction of our campaigns and support services as we shoot for our goal of a more Stoma Aware United Kingdom.

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* 1. Please tell us your gender

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* 2. Please tell us which of the following age categories you belong to

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* 3. Please tell us which UK County you live in

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* 4. What type of stoma do you have

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* 5. Which year did you have your (latest) surgery?

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* 6. How does lack of awareness in society about stomas and the needs of people with them impact on your daily life? (think about peoples attitude, but also things like the built environment - the facilities available in places and the ease with which they can be accessed)

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* 7. Thinking about your experience of the healthcare treatment and support you received both pre- op, and post-op as you recovered and since then (e.g. reviews with your stoma care nurse) what was / is good and what needs to be improved or changed?

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* 8. When you are out and about, using public transport, visiting shops, organisations, visitor attractions, entertainment venues, airports etc. what needs to be improved or changed to make things easier for you as a person with a stoma?

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* 9. Thinking about Colostomy UK, the support and information we provide and our campaigning and advocacy work, what do we do well? what do we need to improve? And what don't we do that we need to start doing?

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* 10. If you would like to be amongst the first to hear feedback from our survey please leave your full name and email address here

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