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Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) | December 2016

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Helping families struggling to manage eczema

Helping families struggling to manage eczema
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Article topics: Eczema, Eczema Outreach Scotland, Skin disease

The team of Eczema Outreach Scotland (EOS) has been working with families dealing with the day-to-day struggle of childhood eczema for over five years. Magali Redding, a West Lothian mother of three and voluntary sector professional, set up the group when her daughter asked tearfully: ‘why am I the only scratchy girl in the world?’ In between their precious clinic appointments, the family had been feeling increasingly frustrated and isolated in their battle with the impact of eczema on life.