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National Eczema Week 2018: Information Day

Thanks to everyone who came to our Eczema Information Day on 22 September!


Please see below some resources that were mentioned in the talks:

Skin support website (BAD site): www.skinsupport.org.uk

Free mindfulness/relaxation audio files: www.freemindfulness.org/download

Free general cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) resources: www.getselfhelp.co.uk

To take part in a mindful parenting study survey for parents of children with eczema: www.bit.ly/skinandwellbeing

Eczema Information Day Programme
  • 11:30am - Doors open
  • 12:00-1:00pm - Top tips for living with eczema and making the most of consultations (Sandra Lawton, Nurse Consultant Dermatology and Clinical Lead)
  • 1:00pm - Lunchbreak (please bring your own or buy food outside the centre)
  • 1:30-2:00pm - National Eczema Society's Annual General Meeting (everyone is welcome to attend but only NES members can vote)
  • 2:00-3:00pm - Stress management and mindfulness techniques for parents of children and adults living with eczema (Andrew Thompson, Reader in Clinical Psychology and Julie Carr, Senior Children's Dermatology Nurse Specialist)
  • 3:00-3:30pm - Tea, coffee and light refreshments
  • 3:30-4:30pm - New hope, new treatments for eczema (Professor Andrew Wright, Consultant Dermatologist and Honorary Visiting Professor)
  • 4:30pm - Information Day ends
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