Pouch Stories

Title Author
What does a pouch look like? Written by Andrew Millis
Successful Pouch Example! Written by Andrew Millis
My Story…by Buddug James Written by Buddug James
My Story…by Dorothy Simpson Written by Dorothy Simpson
My Story…by Collette Bijoux Written by Collette Bijoux
My Story…by Judith Harris Written by Judith Harris
Is This a Bag I See Before Me? Written by Gillian Appleby
Pouch Pioneer Written by Hannah Barrow
A Friend in Need is a Friend Indeed Written by Jean
Airbags and Seatbelts Written by Bill Shepherd
Three Ops and a Baby Written by Jo Driver
Stuck in Paris with nowhere to go - The alter ego Written by Brian Gaherty
Someone's Looking After Me Written by Karen Hawkins
From Rome to Raphael Written by Rachel
When Rita Went Travelling Written by Sandy Hyams


Our 2017 Information Day takes place on Saturday 13 May at St. Mark's Hospital, Harrow.

St. Mark's Red Lion Group invites you to its annual Internal Pouch Information Day.

  • Presentations and talks by St. Mark's medical professionals followed by Q&A sessions
  • Interactive friendly workshops on an array of pouch related topics
  • Networking opportunities

Cost: £8:00 including refreshments and buffet lunch.

Friends and family also welcome!

Free Parking!

For further information please contact

Susan Burrows
Membership secretary

Download the programme for the day.

Download a registration form.



Please download a PDF membership application form to join the Red Lion Group.


Share your experiences of having a pouch or seek support in our online pouch forum.


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