Eczema News

NHS England – issues with accessing eczema treatments

By |2019-07-25T12:14:19+00:00July 16th, 2019|Eczema News|

NHS England have made changes to items that can be routinely prescribed in primary care and it has impacted some eczema treatments.  In particular we’ve heard from families now struggling to get emollients, bath/shower emollient and silk garments on prescription.  If this has happened to you, and your child’s eczema has suffered as a result,

Skin creams can lead to fire deaths

By |2019-05-20T14:56:22+00:00December 18th, 2018|Eczema News|

People who use emollient creams to treat dry and itchy skin conditions are being warned they can build up in fabrics and cause them to catch fire more easily. The medicines regulator says clear warnings on product packaging is needed to alert consumers. The MHRA says it has heard of more than 50 such

Bath additives for child eczema ineffective, study finds

By |2019-05-20T14:56:22+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Eczema News|

Bath oils used to help treat eczema in children offer no meaningful benefit as part of their care, a trial has found. Emollient bath additives are estimated to make up as much as a third of the cost of treating eczema in the UK. Read the article here.

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