eczema warrior

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

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:

Celebrating Easter with an eczema prone child

By |2021-04-01T09:09:47+00:00April 1st, 2021|Eczema News|

This weekend marks Easter, a time for celebrating the change in season and eating lots of chocolate. But if you have a child with eczema, Easter can be tricky to navigate. For some, food intolerances and allergies can trigger flare ups, milk chocolate and eggs being some common allergens. Those celebrating Easter will be doing

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

The importance of support for young adults with eczema

By |2021-02-01T14:14:17+00:00February 1st, 2021|EOS News|

A psychology student investigated the impact eczema can have on young adults and found the importance of having support. MSc Health Psychology student, Charlotte Tanner, investigated the impact that eczema has on young adults. This was part of her dissertation project at the University of the West of England. Charlotte was supervised by Nick Sharratt

Hunt is on for members of EOS Youth Panel

By |2021-01-27T12:55:01+00:00January 26th, 2021|EOS News|

EOS is on the hunt for young people aged 16-24 to join our Youth Panel - but what is a young panel and what difference will it make? We sat down (virtually of course) with Lyndsay Noon, National Outreach Coordinator for EOS about what the role entails.   Hi Lyndsay, so tell us why EOS

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

Donate to EOS instead of giving cards this year

By |2020-10-13T11:06:55+00:00October 13th, 2020|EOS News|

We hate to mention the C word before Halloween is over, but we need your help. If you are considering donating to charity instead of sending Christmas cards this year, please consider Eczema Outreach Support. The global pandemic has meant traditional funding routes are more difficult to access and we are relying on our members

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

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