Skin Care Resources

Sylvie Hampton discusses some of the practical issues faced by ostomates and the management of skin and stoma
Sylvie Hampton MA, BSc (Hons.) DpSN, RGN is a Tissue Viability Consultant, Eastbourne.
Article accepted for publication: July 2007

Topics:  Skin Care

Fiona Wondergem discusses the current treatments for nappy rash and atopic eczema in children
Fiona Wondergem MSc, BSc Hons, PG Dip HV, RGN, RSCN, Dip HP is a freelance health writer
Article accepted for publication: December 2007

Irene Speding gives a brief overview of a case study involving a lady with chronic oedema
Irene Speding, RGN, NDNcert, BSc (Hons), Dip Diabetic Care/Stoma Care is a Tissue Viability Nurse Specialist, South of Tyne and Wear NHS Trust serving Sunderland & Gateshead PCT
Article accepted for publication: September 2007

Beverley Chiodo explains the role of emollients within the management of diseases with dry skin as a major symptom
Beverley Chiodo BA (Hons), RN is Practice Nurse, West Yorkshire
Article accepted for publication: August 2008

Topics:  Cleansing

Carol Coley discusses the use of emollients in the management of skin conditions

Carol Coley MA, BSc (Hons), RN is a Skin Cancer Nurse Specialist, Dermatology Department, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Article accepted for publication: January 2009

Fiona Wondergem discusses some of the available evidence surrounding the prevention and treatment of napkin dermatitis

Fiona Wondergem MSc, BSc (Hons), PG Dip, HPE, PG Dip HV, RGN, RSCN is a Senior Lecturer, School of Human & Health Sciences, University of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

Article accepted for publication: February 2010

Fiona Wondergem gives an overview of the impact that psoriasis and its treatment can have on an individual’s quality of life.

The author would like to acknowledge the invaluable help she has been given in the writing of this article by the National Psoriasis Association.

Fiona Wondergem MSc, BSc (Hons), PG Dip HV, PG Dip HPE, RGN, RSCN is a Senior Lecturer Division of Maternal and Child Health, University of Huddersfield.

Article accepted for publication: September 2010

In this article, dermatology specialist nurse, Julie Van Onselen looks at the different types of scalp eczema and offers guidance on ways of treating this often intractable condition

Acknowledgements and further information

Reproduced with kind permission from the NES: This article first appeared in Exchange - National Eczema Society Members Magazine, Issue 137 pp16-18, Sept 2010.

National Eczema Society factsheets on seborrhoeic dermatitis in adults and cradle cap and seborrhoeic dermatitis in children can be downloaded free, along with all other NES resources from the Healthcare Professional area of www.eczema.org . Also http://www.dermnetnz.org/dermatitis/seborrhoeic-dermatitis.html.

Julie Van Onselen BA (Hons), RGN, RSCN, Dip N is a Dermatology Nurse with Oxfordshire PCT and an independent consultant at JVO Consultancy Education in Dermatology

Article accepted for publication: November 2010

In this article, Margaret Cox, Chief Executive of the National Eczema Society discusses the link between eczematous skin and infection.

Acknowledgements:
Reproduced with kind permission from the National Eczema Society (NES): This article first appeared in Exchange - National Eczema Society Members Magazine, Issue 136, pp 16-17, July 2010. For more information please visit www.eczema.org. Alternatively ring the Healthcare Professional Information Line on 020 7561 8230 or the Patient Helpline on 0800 0891122.

Margaret Cox is Chief Executive of the National Eczema Society.

Article accepted for publication: January 2011

Julie van Onselen & Margaret Cox provide an overview of skin changes that occur as we age – the intrinsic and extrinsic factors – and looks at the types of eczema most commonly experienced in later life.

Acknowledgements:
Reproduced with kind permission from the National Eczema Society (NES): This article first appeared in Exchange – National Eczema Society Members Magazine, Issue 139, pp 30-32, March 2011.
For more information please visit www.eczema.org. Alternatively ring the Healthcare Professional Information Line on 020 7561 8230 or the Patient Helpline on 0800 0891122.

Julie van Onselen, Independent Dermatology Nurse, National Eczema Society
Margaret Cox, Chief Executive, National Eczema Society  

Article accepted for publication: June 2011

Topics:  Emollients