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World Mental Health Day 2021

By |2021-10-12T08:36:45+00:00October 12th, 2021|EOS News|

Sunday marked World Mental Health Day – a global awareness event to encourage people to talk about and get help for their mental wellbeing. Mental health issues can affect everyone and with the difficulties the last 18 months has thrown at us, it is more important than ever to talk about it. The pandemic has

Liverpool Echo, September 2021

By |2021-09-30T11:45:39+00:00September 30th, 2021|Publicity|

Amy's eczema story was printed in the Liverpool Echo to coincide with World Atopic Eczema Day. Amy, a member of Eczema Outreach Support's Youth Panel shared her journey from being diagnosed as an infant to now studying medicine at St Andrew's University and hoping to become a dermatologist one day. She said: “I hadn’t heard

Eczema myths – busted!

By |2021-10-05T09:27:46+00:00September 29th, 2021|EOS News|

Eczema can be a life long skin condition that affects one in five children in the UK - but while many people have experience of eczema, there is lots of misinformation out there. Eczema can be mild, with the person experiencing slight irritation occasionally to suffering from severe eczema that impacts every moment of their day. Everyone's

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:

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,

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

Lottie and mum Holly raise £954 for EOS

By |2020-11-03T22:09:22+00:00November 3rd, 2020|Fundraising Stars|

EOS members Lottie and her mum Holly raised a phenomenal £954 for Eczema Outreach Support by organising a sponsored walk with family. Lottie as well as mum Holly, older brother Kolton (6) and their extended family walked from Bangor in Northern Ireland to Holywood on November 1st as part of socially distanced fundraiser. They managed

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

Eczema under the microscope

By |2020-10-06T09:25:15+00:00October 5th, 2020|Eczema News, EOS News|

When you are struggling to manage your child's eczema, trying different treatments and not getting the results you want can be frustrating. However, there is a lot of research happening in the world of eczema. The goal is to find out ways to better manage mild to moderate eczema, develop better treatments for severe eczema but also understand the root causes of eczema, in the

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