childhood eczema

EOS Youth Panel work with a leadership expert

By |2021-10-20T10:36:48+00:00October 20th, 2021|EOS News|

The Eczema Outreach Support Youth Panel have been working with a leadership trainer to become the best leaders they can be. The panel, set up earlier this year to make a positive difference to children and young people with eczema, have had group and individual sessions with John Loughton to work on their confidence and

Eczema myths – busted!

By |2021-10-05T09:27:46+00:00September 29th, 2021|EOS News|

Eczema can be a life long skin condition that affects one in five children in the UK - but while many people have experience of eczema, there is lots of misinformation out there. Eczema can be mild, with the person experiencing slight irritation occasionally to suffering from severe eczema that impacts every moment of their day. Everyone's

Sabina takes strides with her mum to raise money for Eczema Outreach Support

By |2021-07-13T09:08:45+00:00July 12th, 2021|EOS News, Fundraising Stars|

A new member of Eczema Outreach Support is taking strides to raise money for her favourite charity. Sabina (9) and mum Ana will walk a mile every day for a whole month and are asking family and friends to sponsor them. Sabina has suffered from eczema since she was a baby but only found out

Amelie and her family take on 100km for EOS 10 year anniversary

By |2021-06-29T13:37:06+00:00June 29th, 2021|EOS News, Fundraising Stars|

EOS is asking members and supporters to take part in a fundraising challenge to celebrate our 10th birthday this summer. We have our very first family to take up the challenge and they will walk 100km in May to raise money for their favourite charity. Mum Alana with daughters Amelie and Marcy will wear out

Eczema and swimming – tips to help your child enjoy the pool

By |2021-04-27T09:47:28+00:00May 3rd, 2021|EOS News|

Now lockdown is easing, swimming pools are beginning to open up and if your child has eczema you could be worried how swimming may affect their skin. Most parents want their children to learn to swim and children enjoy being in the water so where possible children with eczema should also have this opportunity, however

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

Celebrating Easter with an eczema prone child

By |2021-04-01T09:09:47+00:00April 1st, 2021|Eczema News|

This weekend marks Easter, a time for celebrating the change in season and eating lots of chocolate. But if you have a child with eczema, Easter can be tricky to navigate. For some, food intolerances and allergies can trigger flare ups, milk chocolate and eggs being some common allergens. Those celebrating Easter will be doing

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