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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

Fundraising during lockdown ideas

By |2020-04-22T11:09:45+00:00April 22nd, 2020|EOS News|

Many businesses and sectors are struggling with the economic impact of COVID-19 and the lockdown imposed. With many people furloughed and job instability, charities are suffering badly. All major fundraising events have been cancelled, resulting in a loss of millions of pounds that would have went to good causes. The London Marathon alone raised £66

Hand washing advice during COVID-19 pandemic

By |2020-03-28T15:02:53+00:00March 28th, 2020|EOS News|

Hand washing regularly is vital during the Coronovirus pandemic, but dermatologist Professor Sara Brown has shared important advice for people suffering from eczema. Sara said: "I wanted to highlight that washing hands with emollients or soap subs is not effective against Covid-19 so even eczema patients should use soap and then afterwards apply emollient. "They

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;

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