EOS News

Volunteer your time for EOS

By |2020-06-02T19:13:35+00:00June 2nd, 2020|EOS News|

Do you have some spare time and would like to give back to EOS? June 1-7 is Volunteers Week and the perfect time to launch Eczema Outreach Support's new volunteer programme. Helping Hands Volunteers Programme has three very different roles meaning whatever your skill set or available time, you could help. Admin Helping Hand –

XY Club online catch up to discuss eczema in secondary school

By |2020-05-11T15:37:20+00:00May 11th, 2020|EOS News|

XY Club will host another online catch up on Saturday May 16th at 11.30am via the video calling website Zoom. The meet up is for 11-17 year olds in the XY Club and the focus will be on caring for your skin while at secondary school. The catch up is free to take part in

Stress and the effect on children with eczema

By |2020-05-08T19:32:33+00:00May 4th, 2020|EOS News|

With COVID-19 dominating everyone's thoughts all day, and impacting every single area of life one of the most common side effects of lock down is the extra stress. These are unprecedented times with everyone worried about their job security, health of loved ones and how family members are coping. This combined with being asked to

Friday Fun! Alice’s TikTok dance tutorial

By |2020-04-30T14:16:33+00:00April 28th, 2020|EOS News|

We could all use with a giggle during these hard times so we will share a fun activity to do with your family. For the first week Eczema Outreach Support's CEO Magali's daughter Alice has a dance tutorial. TikTok has taken over hours of spare time during lock down with dance routines, lip syncing and

Fundraising during lockdown ideas

By |2020-04-22T11:09:45+00:00April 22nd, 2020|EOS News|

Many businesses and sectors are struggling with the economic impact of COVID-19 and the lockdown imposed. With many people furloughed and job instability, charities are suffering badly. All major fundraising events have been cancelled, resulting in a loss of millions of pounds that would have went to good causes. The London Marathon alone raised £66

Latest advice from the Scottish Government for people with eczema

By |2020-04-06T12:00:44+00:00April 6th, 2020|EOS News|

The Scottish Government has released advice and guidance for those with dermatological conditions including eczema during the COVID-19 pandemic. The advice is below, please note this is advice from the Scottish Government and only Scottish members should follow these guidelines.   Patient Information Leaflet - for people with dermatological conditions - updated 2 April 2020

Hand washing advice during COVID-19 pandemic

By |2020-03-28T15:02:53+00:00March 28th, 2020|EOS News|

Hand washing regularly is vital during the Coronovirus pandemic, but dermatologist Professor Sara Brown has shared important advice for people suffering from eczema. Sara said: "I wanted to highlight that washing hands with emollients or soap subs is not effective against Covid-19 so even eczema patients should use soap and then afterwards apply emollient. "They

Biologic drug approved for use in teens in England, Scotland and Wales

By |2020-02-06T09:49:50+00:00February 6th, 2020|Eczema News, EOS News|

A new biologic drug has been approved to be prescribed to adolescents with severe eczema - giving hope to those for whom other treatments have been unsuccessful or unsuitable. Dupilumab has now been approved by the regulating authorities in England, Scotland and Wales and is the first biologic drug to be licenced for young people;

Join our team! We need passionate people to deliver school workshops across the UK

By |2020-01-31T10:50:24+00:00January 31st, 2020|EOS News|

Would you like a new challenge? Or fancy giving back? EOS is looking for sessional workers from all over the UK to deliver school workshops on eczema. The role is temporary and paid and you will be given full training on how to present the interactive workshops for kids, If you would like more information

Macy is a signed model – and appeared in lots of national press!

By |2020-02-04T11:42:54+00:00January 27th, 2020|EOS News, Publicity|

EOS member Macy has been in a flurry of local and national press and even appeared live on BBC Breakfast television this week. Macy's dream is to model eczema clothing and products after being frustrated that these were modelled by children without the skin condition. Now, she is signed to a prestigious inclusive child modelling

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