Eczema Outreach Support was featured on STV News on September 21, 2021. Suzi from the EOS team and Amy from the Youth Panel discussed the realities of living with eczema and talked about the launch of our brand new animation 'More Than Itchy Skin'. Well done Amy and Suzi - you were both naturals!
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
Hand washing regularly is vital during the Coronovirus pandemic, but dermatologist Professor Sara Brown has shared important advice for people suffering from eczema. Sara said: "I wanted to highlight that washing hands with emollients or soap subs is not effective against Covid-19 so even eczema patients should use soap and then afterwards apply emollient. "They
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;
Christmas can be a tricky time for eczema sufferers with lots of triggers at this time of year. Christmas jumpers are more popular than ever, with designs featuring tinsel and flashing reindeer noses. Often these jumpers are made from synthetic material that can be itchy for sensitive skin, choose pure cotton fabrics and ones without
An EOS member from Wales has been making a splash in the national media, sharing his eczema journey. 10-year-old Lewis Macdonald has had eczema since he was a baby and still suffers from flare ups and itchy skin that affect his daily life. The family spoke about their struggles with dealing with eczema and