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Published on Feb 3, 2017
Chronic eczema sufferer, Steve Bailey writes and presents this radio broadcast "Eczema - More than Skin Deep". He, and other eczema sufferers presenting a candid and in-depth examination into the physical and psychological effects of a condition that is often seen as "just flaky skin". This radio broadcast demonstrates the impact on relationships and the wider family and shares the reality that eczema can result in hospitalisation, infections and often has a massive psychological impact including low self-esteem and becoming socially isolated. 85% of those living with eczema say they experience psychological effects as well. Finally, he qualifies the stories he presents by talking to some of the world’s leading medics in this field, based in Yorkshire and talks about the future of medical research into the condition.
‘Eczema - More Than Skin Deep’ is a Plan A Production for the BBC in Yorkshire, written and presented by Steve Bailey and produced by Steve Bailey and Kat Harbourne.