eczema help

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

‘Eczema Explained with Dr Dubash’ – watch here!

By |2021-06-15T13:29:04+00:00June 14th, 2021|EOS News, Past Events|

Missed our last event, ' Eczema Explained with Dr Faisal Dubash'? Catch up now. Thank you to everyone who joined us for our online event Eczema Explained with Dermatologist, Dr Dubash. Dr Dubash joined us to break down how eczema develops and discuss the different treatment options for children. He also answered a range of questions from the audience, including

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

Teaching children to self manage their eczema

By |2021-03-23T09:42:19+00:00March 23rd, 2021|EOS News|

At just four and a half, George is now able to put on his eczema cream in the morning and dress himself. For pre-school children, becoming independent and dressing themselves is important but for children with eczema, it can take a lot longer to be self sufficient. Mum Louise hurt her back so encouraged George

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

Could you help with research into phototherapy?

By |2020-11-09T14:50:47+00:00November 9th, 2020|Eczema News|

Has your child been offered phototherapy as treatment for eczema? You could help research by taking part in this important survey on phototherapy and your experiences with it. Even if you were offered the treatment but decided against it, you can still share your views on why you reached that conclusion. The research is being

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