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New research into what causes eczema

By |2021-04-19T10:18:54+00:00April 22nd, 2021|EOS News|

New research on what causes eczema and psoriasis is being carried out by European scientists - and EOS is delighted to be involved as a patient group. BIOMAP have released an animation that illustrates the project which aims to discover the root cause of skin conditions. This could help develop new treatment that will improve

Tips for helping a child with eczema get a better sleep

By |2021-04-22T11:46:05+00:00April 20th, 2021|EOS News|

If your child’s eczema is keeping them awake at night, the most important thing is to try and get the eczema under control. If you feel your current treatment plan is not working then please contact your GP or dermatology nurse/doctor for advice. Here are some tips to help your child sleep better at night:

Help us create the best eczema care plan for families

By |2021-04-13T10:17:32+00:00April 7th, 2021|EOS News|

Has your dermatology team or GP ever given you a written treatment plan to remember how to look after your child’s eczema at home? This may be in the form of a sheet of paper or booklet - they vary in different parts of the country. Over April, we are collecting lots of different written

Celebrating Easter with an eczema prone child

By |2021-04-01T09:09:47+00:00April 1st, 2021|Eczema News|

This weekend marks Easter, a time for celebrating the change in season and eating lots of chocolate. But if you have a child with eczema, Easter can be tricky to navigate. For some, food intolerances and allergies can trigger flare ups, milk chocolate and eggs being some common allergens. Those celebrating Easter will be doing

Teaching children to self manage their eczema

By |2021-03-23T09:42:19+00:00March 23rd, 2021|EOS News|

At just four and a half, George is now able to put on his eczema cream in the morning and dress himself. For pre-school children, becoming independent and dressing themselves is important but for children with eczema, it can take a lot longer to be self sufficient. Mum Louise hurt her back so encouraged George

Elizabeth shares her ‘novel’ approach to fundraising for EOS

By |2021-03-01T09:01:08+00:00March 1st, 2021|Publicity|

EOS member Elizabeth MacKinnon took part in a reading challenge in 2020 for Eczema Outreach Support, raising £370! Mum of Iris (3) who suffers from eczema wanted to give back to EOS after finding the charity a source of support when her little one was struggling. The family from Inverness spoke to the Inverness Courier

Returning to school and coping with eczema

By |2021-02-24T13:50:46+00:00February 24th, 2021|EOS News|

Most parents will agree that looking after children during a pandemic has been challenging. Kids and young people are dealing with a lack of routine, not able to see their friends and being home more often than usual. Parents are juggling home schooling with work as well as the struggle of being with your little

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your family

By |2021-02-11T13:47:36+00:00February 8th, 2021|EOS News|

By this point in the pandemic, most of us are fed up with home schooling, the limited entertainment options and not seeing our extended family and friends. It can start to feel like every day is the same and be difficult to find much joy, add in the stress of dealing with your child's eczema

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