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Outpatient / Primary Care Management of Eczema

This site does not accept referrals or provide clinical advice in response to questions. If you are a New Zealand health professional seeking clinical advice, please use your local clinical pathway. If you are a New Zealand child patient, parent or caregiver seeking clinical advice, please contact your usual doctor. You can read the full site disclaimer here.

Guidelines for the Outpatient / Primary Care Management of Childhood Eczema

The majority of children with eczema can be managed in an outpatient setting. Treatment should be prescribed as a package... Continue reading the guideline

Eczema Severity Score

A patient-oriented eczema measure for childhood eczema from the University of Nottingham can be downloaded here.

Information for Prescribers for Childhood Eczema

Read a guideline for prescribers including the use of soap substitutes and emollients, appropriate use of corticosteroids, identifying and managing underlying triggers and when to refer.

Information on Childhood Eczema for Well Child Providers

Download an information sheet on eczema written for Well Child Providers

Eczema presentations for Health Professionals

The following links are to presentations at Pharmac Forums about the practical management of childhood eczema and the prevention of food allergy and eczema.


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