Harmonising Outcome Measures for Eczema
The University of Nottingham

Harmonising Outcome Measures for Eczema (HOME)


  " Developing a consensus based
    set of core outcome measures for
    eczema for inclusion in all clinical


The HOME initiative is an international group working together to agree a core outcome set (COS) for atopic eczema clinical trials. 

Participation in HOME is open to anyone with an interest in outcomes for atopic eczema.  To get involved please contact us.      

HOME III delegates                             

Core Outcomes

HOME working group in action

  • Core outcomes to include in all eczema trials.
  • Guidance on using EASI to measure the clinical signs of eczema.
  • The HOME roadmap is a published methodological framework for developing core outcome sets.





  • The HOME IV meeting was held in Malmö, Sweden on 23rd & 24th April 2015. The results of this meeting will be available in the near future. 
  • The next meeting (HOME V) will take place in Sao Paulo, Brazil in 2017.



HOME - Harmonising Outcome Measures for Eczema

Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology
University of Nottingham
King's Meadow Campus
Lenton Lane, Nottingham

Telephone: +44 115 8232435
Fax: +44 115 8468618
Email: HOME@nottingham.ac.uk