Nottingham Support Group for Carers of Children with Eczema
University of Nottingham
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Child with eczema

*If there are any other fact sheets that you think would be of benefit to sufferers that are not currently available then please contact us with your idea.


General Information


Documents on treatments of eczema
Text version Audio version
Salt Water Baths & Eczema pdfsmall  
Skin Moisturisers in Atopic Eczema   pdfsmall   
Atopic Eczema and Steroid Creams  pdfsmall  
Phototherapy pdfsmall  
Allergy Tests for Atopic Eczema  pdfsmall
Infections and Atopic Eczema  pdfsmall Updated January 2020
Children Newly Diagnosed with Eczema  pdfsmall
Scalp eczema  pdfsmall   
Wet Wrapping pdfsmall   
Antiseptic Baths (Bleach Bath)  pdfsmall
Habit reversal and chronic atopic eczema in childhood pdfsmall  

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Living with Eczema

Documents on managing eczema on a day-to-day basis
Text versionAudio version 
Siblings of children with eczema pdfsmall  
Bathing & showering pdfsmall     
Holiday travelling with eczema   pdfsmall  
Caring for eczema during winter   pdfsmall 
Diet and your child pdfsmall
Eczema and Bullying  pdfsmall  
Eczema and Exercise  pdfsmall Updated January 2020

Eczema and Pregnancy pdfsmall  

Nappy Rash pdfsmall  
Will my baby have eczema  pdfsmall  
Sleep Disturbance  pdfsmall   
Stress and Eczema  pdfsmall  
Sun holidays and fun  pdfsmall  
Teenage Eczema  pdfsmall  
Where to turn to - Advice for carers  pdfsmall  

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Other skin conditions

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Advisory Notices

Advisory Notices on skincare products

Title of notices


Steroids found in OSAS (Intensive body lotion with Aloe Vera) 12 December 2007
Fire Hazard with Paraffin Based Skin Products on Dressings and Clothing  26 November 2007
Aqueous cream: contains sodium lauryl sulfate which may cause skin reactions 8 April 2014
Why is aqueous cream no longer recommended as a leave on moisturiser?  

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Guidelines & Standards

Professional Guidelines & Standards on caring for eczema

Title of documents


Eczema Allergy Guidelines July 2013
NICE quality standard for childhood eczema Sept 2013
Self Care Forum Factsheet - Eczema June 2013
Quality standards for teledermatology May 2013
Working party report on minimum standards for paediatric services 2012 May 2013
NICE Guidelines - Postnatal care (CG037) May 2013
Quality Standards for Dermatology: Providing the right care for people with skin conditions (British Association of Dermatologists) July 2011
Management of atopic eczema in primary care. A national clinical guideline (Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network) March 2011
NICE Guidelines - Food Allergy in Children and Young People (CG116) February 2011 
Caring for children and young people with atopic eczema. Guidance for nurses. (Royal College of Nursing) April 2008
NICE Clinical Guidelines - Atopic eczema in children (CG57) December 2007

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Current Research & Trials


Helpful Hints


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Nottingham Support Group for Carers of Children with Eczema (NSGCCE)

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