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The first H5C thank you card design winners revealed!

By |2020-11-17T11:59:34+00:00November 17th, 2020|EOS News|

We had so many amazing entries into the H5C competition to design a thank you card that picking a winner in both age categories was tough. But after long discussions in EOS headquarters, Daisy (5) was chosen as the winner in the 3-6 category and Esma (7) in the 7-10. Judges loved their fun, colourful

Mental Wellbeing – Let’s Talk About It

By |2020-10-19T09:23:50+00:00October 15th, 2020|EOS News|

Last week marked World Mental Health Day - a global awareness event to encourage people to talk about and get help for their mental wellbeing. Mental health issues can affect everyone and with the difficulties 2020 has thrown at us, it is more important than ever to talk about it. The pandemic has reduced ​the

Donate to EOS instead of giving cards this year

By |2020-10-13T11:06:55+00:00October 13th, 2020|EOS News|

We hate to mention the C word before Halloween is over, but we need your help. If you are considering donating to charity instead of sending Christmas cards this year, please consider Eczema Outreach Support. The global pandemic has meant traditional funding routes are more difficult to access and we are relying on our members

Eczema under the microscope

By |2020-10-06T09:25:15+00:00October 5th, 2020|Eczema News, EOS News|

When you are struggling to manage your child's eczema, trying different treatments and not getting the results you want can be frustrating. However, there is a lot of research happening in the world of eczema. The goal is to find out ways to better manage mild to moderate eczema, develop better treatments for severe eczema but also understand the root causes of eczema, in the

Macy held a raffle for EOS!

By |2020-09-24T21:39:39+00:00September 28th, 2020|EOS News, Fundraising Stars|

EOS member Macy has held her second fundraiser for Eczema Outreach Support - raising a fantastic £190! Macy (9) used her own pocket money to buy chocolates which she then raffled off to friends and family. She also shared her eczema journey on social media to raise awareness of the condition and shared information about

Starting From Scratch – a webinar on coping with childhood eczema

By |2021-07-13T09:59:45+00:00September 16th, 2020|EOS News, Past Events|

On the 14 September, EOS were delighted to welcome Sandra Lawton OBE, Nurse Consultant Dermatology to our World Eczema Day webinar: Starting from scratch. Sandra used her wealth of knowledge and experience to talk about various eczema treatments and to offer practical tips and hints to families with a child who has eczema. Attendees also

Hand washing at school when your child has eczema

By |2020-09-01T10:09:31+00:00September 1st, 2020|Eczema News, EOS News|

Now the new school term has started after a long break, children will be needing to get used to the new normal. Kids may be nervous, excited or apprehensive about returning to the classroom but for those with eczema, the new rules in place may aggravate their skin condition. School pupils will still be encouraged

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

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