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December 2019 Exchange is here! Enjoy the magazine...

The December 2019 issue of our quarterly Exchange magazine is now with our members. If you are not yet a member, why not support a great cause and benefit from our quarterly magazine and exclusive Members' Guide to Eczema?

For those who wish to buy a copy of Exchange without being a member, it is now available from our online shop either as a paper copy (UK only) or as a pdf to download.

Exchange Magazine


Our latest magazine is, as usual, packed full of news, advice on managing eczema for all ages and real-life stories from people living with eczema.

  • NES Chief Executive Andrew Proctor describes the varied ways in which you can support National Eczema Society and make a difference to the lives of people with eczema.
  • Living the American Dream: Christine Delgado and her teenage daughter Yaritza recount their life-changing experience at the National Eczema Association's Expo conference in Phoenix, Arizona.
  • Severe hand eczema: finding the answers. Aimee Christodoulou introduces the ALPHA trial - a large-scale trial seeking to improve the lives of thousands of people with severe hand eczema.
  • Christmas is coming! Claire Moulds finds ingenious ways to overcome the challenges that the festive season can bring for people with eczema.
  • Time to reassess your regime? Emollients and topical steroids can make a huge difference to your eczema - but only if you use them correctly, explains Jane Watts, Senior Dermatology Nurse Practitioner.
  • Stepped management is an essential approach to controlling eczema flares. NES Dermatology Nurse Adviser Julie Van Onselen explains how it works.
  • 'A black cloud has been lifted'. Exchange reader Anna Byard (aged 15) and her father, Ray, share their experience of living with eczema and the life-altering impact of the new biologic therapy dupilumab.
  • Plus: members' letters, Ask the Expert (covering alcohol and skin, protective gloves, and how to manage dupilumab side-effects).
December 2019 Exchange is here! Enjoy the magaz...