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Eczema and swimming – tips to help your child enjoy the pool

By |2021-04-27T09:47:28+00:00May 3rd, 2021|EOS News|

Now lockdown is easing, swimming pools are beginning to open up and if your child has eczema you could be worried how swimming may affect their skin. Most parents want their children to learn to swim and children enjoy being in the water so where possible children with eczema should also have this opportunity, however

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

Help us create the best eczema care plan for families

By |2021-04-13T10:17:32+00:00April 7th, 2021|EOS News|

Has your dermatology team or GP ever given you a written treatment plan to remember how to look after your child’s eczema at home? This may be in the form of a sheet of paper or booklet - they vary in different parts of the country. Over April, we are collecting lots of different written

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

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

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,

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

Stress and the effect on children with eczema

By |2020-05-08T19:32:33+00:00May 4th, 2020|EOS News|

With COVID-19 dominating everyone's thoughts all day, and impacting every single area of life one of the most common side effects of lock down is the extra stress. These are unprecedented times with everyone worried about their job security, health of loved ones and how family members are coping. This combined with being asked to

Friday Fun! Alice’s TikTok dance tutorial

By |2020-04-30T14:16:33+00:00April 28th, 2020|EOS News|

We could all use with a giggle during these hard times so we will share a fun activity to do with your family. For the first week Eczema Outreach Support's CEO Magali's daughter Alice has a dance tutorial. TikTok has taken over hours of spare time during lock down with dance routines, lip syncing and

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