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The University of Southampton
Southampton Clinical Trials Unit


Trial Name

ECO - Eczema Care Online


ECO aims to promote effective eczema self-care by improving individuals’ knowledge of eczema treatments and influencing attitudes, skills, and habits related to treatment use. The study will develop and test online resources that address the needs of people with eczema in supporting their use of eczema treatments.



This project will be carried out through the following five inter-connected work packages (WPs):


The research will focus on meeting the needs of carers of children with eczema, as well as teenagers and young adults who manage their own eczema. The study will also address the concerns of patients and healthcare professionals around the safety of topical corticosteroids.


Chief Investigators: Dr Miriam Santer & Professor Kim Thomas

Programme Lead: Dr Ingrid Muller

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