EOS News

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

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

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

The importance of support for young adults with eczema

By |2021-02-01T14:14:17+00:00February 1st, 2021|EOS News|

A psychology student investigated the impact eczema can have on young adults and found the importance of having support. MSc Health Psychology student, Charlotte Tanner, investigated the impact that eczema has on young adults. This was part of her dissertation project at the University of the West of England. Charlotte was supervised by Nick Sharratt

Hunt is on for members of EOS Youth Panel

By |2021-01-27T12:55:01+00:00January 26th, 2021|EOS News|

EOS is on the hunt for young people aged 16-24 to join our Youth Panel - but what is a young panel and what difference will it make? We sat down (virtually of course) with Lyndsay Noon, National Outreach Coordinator for EOS about what the role entails.   Hi Lyndsay, so tell us why EOS

Elizabeth comes up with a novel way to fundraise

By |2021-01-07T15:49:44+00:00January 7th, 2021|EOS News, Fundraising Stars|

Elizabeth MacKinnon came up with a 'novel' way to raise money for Eczema Outreach Support, with a sponsored read-a-thon. Bookworm Elizabeth,  an EOS member from Inverness, was keen to read more in 2020 so decided to donate £5 to EOS for every book she read throughout the year. The mum of two read 37 books,

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