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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

Holly and Lottie walk for EOS

By |2020-10-12T09:29:41+00:00October 12th, 2020|EOS News, Fundraising Stars|

Four-year-old Lottie and her family are tackling an 8 mile walk to raise funds for Eczema Outreach Support. Lottie as well as mum Holly, older brother Kolton (6) and their extended family will walk from Bangor in Northern Ireland to Holywood on November 1st as part of socially distanced fundraiser. Their donations page only opened

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 |2020-09-28T09:39:35+00:00September 16th, 2020|EOS News|

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

XY Club catch up and premier of the brand new EOS animation

By |2020-09-01T13:14:50+00:00September 1st, 2020|EOS News|

While meet ups are not possible for the XY Club during the pandemic, we have moved online and are hosting virtual meets for members aged 11-17. The next XY Club catch up on Saturday, September 19 will be extra special as we are giving a sneaky first look at the brand new EOS animation 'Eczema

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

Face masks for COVID-19 and eczema

By |2020-07-15T10:29:02+00:00July 15th, 2020|Eczema News|

Face coverings are now recommended for use every time you enter a shop or travel on public transport to prevent the spread of COVID-19. While there is no doubt this will help to keep shoppers and workers safe, for people with eczema, this is yet another possible trigger for a flare up. Often masks are

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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