ISF Launch Video Resources for World Atopic Eczema Day

To mark World Atopic Eczema Day (14 September 2023), the ISF have launched a new set of information video resources for people living with or caring for someone with atopic eczema (AE). AE, also known as atopic dermatitis (AD), is a very common, non-contagious, chronic (long-term) inflammatory skin condition. AE most frequently begins in infancy […]

Medical Independent: SkinSideOut – Addressing key skin concerns

This below article, “SkinSideOut – Addressing key skin concerns“, written by Priscilla Lynch, was published by the Medical Independent on 11th June 2023. Priscilla Lynch reports on the Irish Skin Foundation’s recent information day. On Saturday 22 April, the Irish Skin Foundation (ISF) hosted SkinSideOut, a skin health information and exhibition event in O’Reilly Hall, University […]

SkinSideOut 2023: Our Skin Health Event

Take our skinsideout feedback survey On Saturday, 22 April, the ISF hosted SkinSideOut, our skin health information and exhibition event in O’Reilly Hall, UCD, Dublin. The full-day event consisted of talks, panel discussions and “How to” sessions on eczema, psoriasis, acne, rosacea, hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) and skin cancer prevention. Attendees had the opportunity to meet […]

Mater Dermatology Dept. holds eczema information morning to mark Eczema Awareness Month

To mark Eczema Awareness Month and World Eczema Day (14th September 2022), we were pleased to hold an information morning on Monday 12th September 2022. Eczema is a dry, itchy, inflammatory skin condition. It is sometimes referred to as dermatitis and there are different types such as Atopic, Irritant or Allergic. Our dermatology department regularly […]

ISF Webinar ‘Myth Busting: Misinformation in Eczema’

Did you miss our webinar: Myth busting- Misinformation in Eczema? You can now watch the full webinar below. The latest webinar in our SkinSideOut Series took place on World Eczema Day, 14 September 2022 to help raise awareness of one of the world’s most prevalent skin conditions. In this webinar, our panel included advocate and […]

Back to school: Practical tips for children with eczema

September is Eczema Awareness month which coincides with back to school for thousands of children around the country. Although it can be a very exciting time for most, it can also be a very daunting time for children with eczema. Atopic eczema is a very common, non-contagious, chronic (long-term) inflammatory skin condition. If you have […]

Survey: Help us shape and focus ISF resources

The ISF offers trusted support through our Ask-a-Nurse Helpline and in our videos, booklets, social media posts, and website articles. It is important that our content reflects the experiences and needs of people living with or caring for people with skin conditions. Share your views and insights.  Take this short survey to help us to […]

New ISF website goes live with refreshed design and improved navigation

After months of work, we are delighted to announce the launch of our new website! With our phones always within reach, there is now an overwhelming preference and expectation for information at the touch of a screen. People are digital savvy and have high standards when it comes to accessibility and reliability. It is hugely […]

Avoid a Christmas Eczema Flare – Tips from the Experts

Christmas is a time that many eczema sufferers dread. Not because they do not like all the festivities (obviously), but because of potential problems associated with increased environmental exposure to the ever-present fragrance, fireside nights and central heating.   How clean is too clean?! Christmas is a time when family and friends may call. We […]