Queens Medical Centre Websites: During the reorganisation of the QMC web sites it was agreed that the NSGCCE would take over the responsibility for maintaining the Patient Information Leaflets (PIL’s) that relate to children’s eczema. We are currently updating these and as they are completed will be made available via our redesigned downloads page. The… (read more)
The National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) is alerting all healthcare staff involved in the prescribing, dispensing or administration of paraffin based skin products of a potential fire hazard. To read the full report click here.
Up to 1 in 3 of our children and 1 in 12 adults have eczema. The society provides information and support, funds research into treatments and possible cures and works to dispel myths so those who have eczema need not feel stigmatised, guilty or isolated. As part of National Eczema Week, the society Chief Executive,… (read more)
Congratulations to Sandra Lawton who has been granted the title of “Queens Nurse”. This is the first time in over 40 years that the award has been given by the Queens Nursing Institute. Click on the QNI logo to get an insight into this truly inspirational lady and what she has done for all eczema… (read more)
Just wanted to say that my boys had quite bad eczema when they were young but now they are in their late teens their skin hardly causes them any problems: no magic cure. They just grew out of the worst of it: so there is hope. Wouldn’t it be great to know whether your child… (read more)
The website for Eczema Scotland has just been launched. This will allow those in Scotland to access their own Eczema organisation and support groups more directly than before. Eczema Scotland exists to further the aims in Scotland of the National Eczema Society (NES) and to work towards improving the care of those in Scotland affected… (read more)
Regrettably this meeting was effectively cancelled due to the ill health of Professor Williams, our speaker for March, and most of the group. However those that did make it had a good old chat about everything and anything. It was a very pleasant social evening. Next meeting: This will take place on Wednesday 9th May… (read more)
The Visitor Nations page has been updated with the flag of the Lebanon. This is the 71st nation to visit our site. What I would like to do is link these nations with their own national organisation for Eczema. Where I know the organisation I have linked your national flag to that organisation. Just click… (read more)
Professor Williams will be holding his Open Forum evening on the 14 March 2007 at the QMC. It is not too late if you have not given us your questions. If you have a question for Professor Williams please submit it to us through the “Contact Us” page. (UK Residence Only)
Taking part in an overseas event to raise money is an exciting and challenging way of supporting the National Eczema Society. Challenges can include walking, running, cycling, horse (or even camel) riding in distant countries including China, Mexico, Cuba and India. You don’t have to be super fit to take part but the challenges are… (read more)
Maintenance Briefing from our Hosts. There will be an upgrade to the hosting platform Between 06:00 and 08:00 on February 8th 2007. This upgrade is to ensure the continued security and stability of the hosting platform.
The Visitor Nations page has been updated with the flag of the Turks and Caicos Islands. These Islands are located in the Caribbean to the North of Haiti and to the North East of Cuba. Population about 18,500.