Eczema

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

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your family

By |2021-02-11T13:47:36+00:00February 8th, 2021|EOS News|

By this point in the pandemic, most of us are fed up with home schooling, the limited entertainment options and not seeing our extended family and friends. It can start to feel like every day is the same and be difficult to find much joy, add in the stress of dealing with your child's eczema

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

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

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

Mental Wellbeing – Let’s Talk About It

By |2020-10-19T09:23:50+00:00October 15th, 2020|EOS News|

Last week 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 2020 has thrown at us, it is more important than ever to talk about it. The pandemic has reduced ​the

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

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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