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World Atopic Eczema Day 2020

By |2020-08-18T14:21:36+00:00August 18th, 2020|EOS News|

World Atopic Eczema Day 2020  is September 14th and EOS is excited to mark the global awareness campaign once again. The campaign, backed by GlobalSkin aims to increase awareness of the condition and improve understanding of eczema. EOS has lots planned to mark the day - keep your eyes peeled on our social media channels

New fire warnings to be on all emollient packaging

By |2020-07-30T14:29:00+00:00July 30th, 2020|Eczema News|

All emollients must now carry a new fire warning label - but don't let this put you off using the creams or ointments if your child has eczema and needs them. The Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has introduced the labelling on all emollients, including paraffin- and non-paraffin-based products. This is because material

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 –

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

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

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

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