EOS News

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

SPACE – Support Programme for Adolescents with Chronic Eczema

By |2020-01-14T15:35:15+00:00January 9th, 2020|Eczema News, EOS News|

Being a teenager can be difficult and having a chronic skin condition that can cause stress, embarrassment and pain can make the teen years even more testing. Teenagers and young people with eczema can feel excluded and embarrassed over how their skin looks and chronic eczema can feel very isolating. However a new scheme from

Join our team – EOS is looking for a Head of Services

By |2020-01-06T09:16:51+00:00January 6th, 2020|EOS News|

We are a values-driven organisation and passionate about what we do. Job Vacancy: Head of Services Position                           Head of Services Hours                                28 hours a week Line Manager                 CEO Salary                               £30,500 pa pro-rata Pension                            4% employer contribution, 4% employee contribution Holidays                           28 days pro-rata Based at                          EOS office in Linlithgow; some hours can be worked from home Contract                          Permanent Deadline: Wednesday 8

Fundraising stars – The Roberts Family

By |2019-12-17T10:12:16+00:00December 17th, 2019|EOS News, Fundraising Stars|

The whole Roberts family took on a 5km fun run while dressed as Santa Claus to raise funds for EOS. Jenni, Nicholas and children Lyra (2) and Kit (4 months) took part in Glasgow's Santa Dash in typical Scottish weather of torrential rain earlier this month. The family, who are members of EOS and both

Looking after your eczema at Xmas

By |2019-12-09T14:48:54+00:00December 9th, 2019|EOS News|

Christmas can be a tricky time  for eczema sufferers with lots of triggers at this time of year. Christmas jumpers are more popular than ever, with designs featuring tinsel and flashing reindeer noses. Often these jumpers are made from synthetic material that can be itchy for sensitive skin, choose pure cotton fabrics and ones without

Why you should use emollient every single day

By |2019-11-25T15:30:06+00:00November 25th, 2019|Eczema News, EOS News|

Eczema skin needs emollients every single day - without exception. It is vital to keep the skin moisturised and provide a barrier. Eczema skin has a shortage of fats and oils surrounding the skin cells, the cells shrink which forms cracks and allows moisture to escape and irritants to enter. The skin reacts, causing redness

EOS is bringing family events to London for the first time

By |2019-11-21T09:33:08+00:00November 15th, 2019|EOS News|

Eczema Outreach Support is coming to London on Saturday, November 23 with two events for children with eczema and their families. In the morning at Coram Fields (WC1) , there will be activities for kids aged 0-10 and talks from dermatology experts for the adults. In the afternoon is an event of young people aged

We are recruiting a National Outreach Co-ordinator!

By |2019-11-07T21:44:39+00:00November 7th, 2019|EOS News|

- National Outreach Co-ordinator wanted - If you would like to join our dynamic team, help us deliver an amazing UK-wide outreach service and put your stamp on this brand new role, apply now! Download our application pack for more information. Position National Outreach Co-ordinator Hours  21 hours a week Salary £25,000pa pro-rata Pension 4%

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