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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

Elizabeth comes up with a novel way to fundraise

By |2021-01-07T15:49:44+00:00January 7th, 2021|EOS News, Fundraising Stars|

Elizabeth MacKinnon came up with a 'novel' way to raise money for Eczema Outreach Support, with a sponsored read-a-thon. Bookworm Elizabeth,  an EOS member from Inverness, was keen to read more in 2020 so decided to donate £5 to EOS for every book she read throughout the year. The mum of two read 37 books,

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

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 |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

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

Caring for eczema prone skin in the summer weather

By |2020-06-09T10:32:51+00:00June 9th, 2020|EOS News|

While the weather this week is decidedly cooler than the last few weeks, the Met Office is promising more prolonged sunshine is on the way. The sunny weather makes lock down life more bearable for most of us, but for those with eczema prone skin, the heat and sunshine can aggravate the condition. Overheating, sun

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