The rights of disabled people are enshrined in law. Yet, people who have had a colostomy or an ileostomoy are suffering enormous practical difficulties in public places as so few have appropriate toilet facilites. Sue Field, the Lead Stoma Care Specialist Nurse from East Sussex Healthcare Trust provided
I had a very positive meeting with Councillor Colin Fitzgerald this weekend to discuss the provision of appropriate toilet facilities in Hastings for people who live with a stoma. One of his first remarks to me was that he had never thought about the issue before I brought it up.