There are a range of self-help groups available in East Leicestershire and Rutland.

Support groups like these can often provide information as well as the opportunity to learn from the experiences of other patients and carers about managing health condition.

Support Groups – East Leicestershire and Rutland CCG

On these pages we have brought together the contact details for a range of local self-help groups with a special interest in health topics.


Stoma/Bowel/Bladder surgery support group

“Do you have a stoma or have you had bowel or bladder surgery?
Friends of Sore Valley get together quarterly for informal meetings to chat, share tips, advice and experiences.
Full informal support from colorectal and stoma nurses each night.
For updates and events find Friend of Sore Valley page on Facebook, phone 0116 258 5184 or email [email protected]