Quarterly WCET® Journal

Peer reviewed, CINALH indexed print and online Journal of the World Council of Enterostomal Therapists® provides scientific, clinically relevant information, including:

  • Research studies
  • Case study reports
  • Clinical trials
  • Product information
  • Educational supplements
Printed (English) and send to WCET® Member by mail based on individual member online registered data. Translated in 4 Languages other than English (electronic) available on WCET® website.
Back issues of the Journal available from 2002 onward. .


WCET® BullETin

Available electronically to all members, the WCET® BullETin includes news from our members about initiatives around the world.

it is still designed to be a newsletter. Published now three times a year, this Official Magazine for WCET® Members is not and will not be a peer reviewed publication. That is the purpose of our scientific publication - The WCET® Journal.
While information and articles submitted to the bullETin are not peer reviewed in terms of content, scientific relevance or adequacy of results or conclusions, copy editing for language is done.

Information and opinions expressed as articles contained in the bullETin are those of the author(s) who is/are responsible for the accuracy of the contents. WCET®., the bullETin Editor or bullETin Assistant Editors or Cambridge Media do not accept any liability, with respect to loss, damage, injury or expense arising from any errors or omissions in the contents of the author(s) work.

NB; please notice that a same publication can not be published twice. When submitting, only submit to either the WCET® Journal or the WCET® BullETin, submission process and author guidelines are not the same..


WCET® international Ostomy Guideline (IOG)

First edition released in 2014, second edition in 2020.

The WCET® IOG is a systematic review providing clinical practice recommendations on stoma/ostomy care that can be used regardless of the health care system and can be customized to the individual patient and country situation. 

The 15 recommendation statement (English and translated into Chinese, French, Portuguese and Spanish) can be downloaded for free.
The full IOG document can be purchased from the WCET® Online store.


WCET® Pocket Guides & Tool Kit

These resources can be purchased from the WCET® Online store.

  • Ostomy Pocket Guide

This publication is a pocket size ostomy problem solving guide. Available in English and other languages.

  • Stoma Marking Pocket Guide

This pocket guide is designed as a quick reminder of the major elements that comprise the clinical practice of stoma site marking. Available in English and other languages.

  • Wound Education Toolkit

This toolkit includes electronic files for a 46-page Educational Booklet, Participant Handouts and PowerPoint Presentations on skin assessment, wound healing, dressings and much more.