I don’t always like my stoma
As I sit here today, completely exhausted, I thought it would be a good time to break open the ...
A tracheostomy is where an opening (stoma) is created at the front of your neck so a tube can be inserted into the windpipe (trachea) to help you breathe.
A laryngectomy involves the removal of the larynx and separation of the airway from the mouth, nose and oesophagus. An opening (stoma) is then created at the front of your neck so a tube can be inserted into the windpipe (trachea) to help you breathe.
There are many products available for tracheostomy or laryngectomy. To find out more about the range of medical appliances we can provide, you can view our tracheostomy and laryngectomy catalogue here.