eczema outreach support

George and mum Louise get crafty to raise money for Eczema Outreach Support

By |2021-07-19T14:10:47+00:00July 19th, 2021|EOS News, Fundraising Stars|

Eczema Outreach Support members Louise and son George have got creative to raise money for their favourite charity. The pair have started making eczema awareness bracelets to sell to family and friends and generate funds for EOS at the same time. George (4) has suffered with eczema since he was an infant, experiencing terrible flares

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

Amelie and her family take on 100km for EOS 10 year anniversary

By |2021-06-29T13:37:06+00:00June 29th, 2021|EOS News, Fundraising Stars|

EOS is asking members and supporters to take part in a fundraising challenge to celebrate our 10th birthday this summer. We have our very first family to take up the challenge and they will walk 100km in May to raise money for their favourite charity. Mum Alana with daughters Amelie and Marcy will wear 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:

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

Elizabeth shares her ‘novel’ approach to fundraising for EOS

By |2021-03-01T09:01:08+00:00March 1st, 2021|Publicity|

EOS member Elizabeth MacKinnon took part in a reading challenge in 2020 for Eczema Outreach Support, raising £370! Mum of Iris (3) who suffers from eczema wanted to give back to EOS after finding the charity a source of support when her little one was struggling. The family from Inverness spoke to the Inverness Courier

Returning to school and coping with eczema

By |2021-02-24T13:50:46+00:00February 24th, 2021|EOS News|

Most parents will agree that looking after children during a pandemic has been challenging. Kids and young people are dealing with a lack of routine, not able to see their friends and being home more often than usual. Parents are juggling home schooling with work as well as the struggle of being with your little

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