Our charitable purpose

To improve the quality of life of people affected by eczema, their families and their carers in Scotland, focusing on the needs of children and young people affected by the condition and their families.

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The main aims of the charity

  • Support and empower families through the provision of practical information, emotional care, networking and projects based activities.
  • Increase the confidence, self-esteem and self-management skills of children & Young people thus enhancing their long-term health and well-being.
  • Reduce stigma and improve understanding of eczema by raising awareness of the condition in local communities
  • Improve services by training healthcare professionals and influencing policy

Eczema Outreach Scotland provide an invaluable service to families dealing with eczema. There are many aspects of caring for a child with eczema from emotional support to practical help which need input in addition to that which medical and nursing staff can offer. EOS fills a key area of need and their work must be supported.”

Dermatology Consultant, Dundee University