EOS News

Handwashing at school when your child has eczema

By |2020-07-21T13:49:06+00:00July 21st, 2020|Eczema News, EOS News|

Now summer is in full swing and we can all knock home schooling on the head for a while. But before we know it, schools will be heading back for their new term and while it may seem like normality will resume - there will still be lots of changes in place. School pupils will

Looking at how COVID-19 affects eczema sufferers

By |2020-07-13T14:51:05+00:00June 23rd, 2020|EOS News|

When the COVID-19 virus reached Europe, the government asked the UK's top health advisers to decide what groups were most at risk and how to best protect them. Professor Carsten Flohr, Chair in Dermatology and Population Health Science at St John's Institute of Dermatology, King’s College London, was one of the experts consulted for patients

Caring for eczema prone skin in the summer weather

By |2020-06-09T10:32:51+00:00June 9th, 2020|EOS News|

While the weather this week is decidedly cooler than the last few weeks, the Met Office is promising more prolonged sunshine is on the way. The sunny weather makes lock down life more bearable for most of us, but for those with eczema prone skin, the heat and sunshine can aggravate the condition. Overheating, sun

Volunteer with EOS and feel fabulous!

By |2020-06-08T18:21:23+00:00June 8th, 2020|EOS News|

Are you looking for a new challenge? Or would like to give back to EOS? We are looking for volunteers to help us to continue to support families dealing with eczema and help spread the world of what EOS does. There are three volunteer roles available: Admin Helping Hand - to assist with admin within

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

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