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Volunteer with EOS and feel fabulous!

By |2020-06-08T18:21:23+00:00June 8th, 2020|EOS News|

Are you looking for a new challenge? Or would like to give back to EOS? We are looking for volunteers to help us to continue to support families dealing with eczema and help spread the world of what EOS does. There are three volunteer roles available: Admin Helping Hand - to assist with admin within

Volunteer your time for EOS

By |2020-06-02T19:13:35+00:00June 2nd, 2020|EOS News|

Do you have some spare time and would like to give back to EOS? June 1-7 is Volunteers Week and the perfect time to launch Eczema Outreach Support's new volunteer programme. Helping Hands Volunteers Programme has three very different roles meaning whatever your skill set or available time, you could help. Admin Helping Hand –

Biologic drug approved for use in teens in England, Scotland and Wales

By |2020-02-06T09:49:50+00:00February 6th, 2020|Eczema News, EOS News|

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;

SPACE – Support Programme for Adolescents with Chronic Eczema

By |2020-01-14T15:35:15+00:00January 9th, 2020|Eczema News, EOS News|

Being a teenager can be difficult and having a chronic skin condition that can cause stress, embarrassment and pain can make the teen years even more testing. Teenagers and young people with eczema can feel excluded and embarrassed over how their skin looks and chronic eczema can feel very isolating. However a new scheme from

Looking after your eczema at Xmas

By |2019-12-09T14:48:54+00:00December 9th, 2019|EOS News|

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

Why you should use emollient every single day

By |2019-11-25T15:30:06+00:00November 25th, 2019|Eczema News, EOS News|

Eczema skin needs emollients every single day - without exception. It is vital to keep the skin moisturised and provide a barrier. Eczema skin has a shortage of fats and oils surrounding the skin cells, the cells shrink which forms cracks and allows moisture to escape and irritants to enter. The skin reacts, causing redness

Send an EOS Xmas card and help raise vital funds

By |2019-11-06T10:58:03+00:00November 6th, 2019|EOS News|

Ho-ho-hope it's not too soon for the C word but EOS is now officially in the Xmas spirit. Who says the start of November is too soon for some vintage Mariah Carey? We were blown away with the number of fantastic entrants for the EOS Christmas e-card design competition and choosing winners in the two

Fundraising stars – Alfie and Kimberley

By |2019-10-22T09:46:42+00:00October 22nd, 2019|EOS News, Fundraising Stars|

Members Kimberley, son Alfie and friends completed a fancy dress walk to raise funds for EOS. Alfie (3) has eczema and the family wanted to give back to EOS for supporting them over the years. They organised a two mile walk around their home town of Montrose with Alfie's friends, ending up in a soft

Tips on dealing with eczema during changing seasons

By |2019-09-30T11:59:38+00:00September 30th, 2019|EOS News|

The weather has turned cooler - and this can play havoc with eczema prone skin. Many people notice a change in their skin condition when winter arrives, with flare ups common but there are some things you can do to try to prevent them. Moisturise Air tends to be drier in the winter, making dry

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