The Ileostomy and Internal Pouch Support Group was formed in 1956 as the Ileostomy Association. ia is a mutual aid association whose primary aim is to help people who have had their colon removed to return to a fully active and normal life as soon as possible. To achieve this aim ia works closely with the medical profession, the ileostomy equipment manufacturers and many others in the caring field. ia also supports research both into causal illnesses and ways of improving the quality of life with an ileostomy.

P.O. Box 132
DN15 9YW

Tel: 0800 018 4724.
Fax: 01724 721601.