Welcome to the BBA
The BBA is a non-profit making organisation whose membership is made up of those people interested in taking forward the Aims of the Association which are burn prevention, and the propagation of knowledge on the best treatment and rehabilitation following a burn injury.
The Association organises educational events and an annual scientific meeting to provide a forum for both members and non-members.
News & Events
Healing Foundation Student Electives fund medical, paramedic, nursing and psychology students wishing to undertake a small-scale Elective research project focused in the areas of burn medicine and care either in the UK or abroad. All applications are externally reviewed and the funding available per student is £1,200 to support projects of 6-8 weeks.
This year, for the first time, the Foundation is offering students the opportunity to apply to undertake a project supervised by a Healing Foundation Supervisor. To find out more please go to http://www.thehealingfoundation.org.uk/student-electives-2015/
The deadline for applications is the 15th of January 2016. A flyer for the Student Electives is available below:
LAING ESSAY PRIZE
The Laing Essay Prize is open to all involved in burn care and is awarded annually for an Essay of no more than 5,000 words on a topic to decided by the Executive Committee each year.
Details of the 2016 Laing Essay Prize may be downloaded below:
Please click below for a letter from the BBA Prevention Sub-Committee Chair, Mr Ken Dunn with details on the Burn Awareness Day 2015:
Documents and information for use on the Burn Awareness Day are available below. These should be used in conjunction with the information in Mr Ken Dunn’s letter above:
2015 Burns scalds parents leaflet FINAL JW DK.pdf
2015 Burns and scalds professionals info sheet FINAL JW and DK.pdf
151021 BBA Prevention Day - poster.pdf
151021 BBA Prevention Day - screensaver.pptx
BBA First Aid Position Statement final 25.8.15.pdf
iBID Prevention Charity Report (P) Adult.pdf
iBID Prevention Charity Report (P) Child.pdf
iBID Prevention Charity Report (P) Elderly.pdf
Meetings and Conferences
BAPRAS Winter Scientific Meeting 2015
To be held on 25 - 27 November 2015 at Vox The Conference Centre - Resorts World Birmingham
Further information on registration, guest speakers and more is available at http://www.bapras.org.uk/professionals/training-and-education/bapras-events/winter-scientific-meeting-2015 .
Please click below for the conference flyer and call for abstracts:-
Society of Academic and Research Surgery (SARS): BBA Session
The BBA will once again be joining SARS at the SARS Annual Meeting on 7 January 2016 at the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Abstracts may be submitted online at: http://www.surginet.org.uk/abstracts.
The closing date for abstract submissions is 9.00am on 9 September 2015.
The Gibson Przie and Jackson Prize will be awarded.
1st International Scar Academy: SCAR Conference to be held on 3 - 4 June 2016 in Hof Van Liere, Antwerp, Belgium
The Conference will include Lectures and Skills Workshops.
A conference flyer is available below:
BAPRAS Summer Scientific Meeting 2016
To be held on 29 June - 1 July 2016 at the Marriott City Centre Hotel, Bristol
The abstract submission system is now open and will close at 12 noon on 7th January 2016. Please visit http://www.bapras.org.uk/summer2016 for further information and to submit an abstract.
Please click below for the BAPRAS Summer Meeting flyer:
To be at the University of Salford, Manchester on 28th January 2016.
Aimed at all healthcare practitioners involved in wound care, the course objectives are:
- To explore the quality indicators for Tissue Viability Management
- To understand the principles of wound assessment
- To explore the healthcare professional’s role in appropriate product selection
- To develop understanding around wound bed preparation and dressing selection
- To review the impact wounds have on patients’ health and wellbeing
The Study Day flyer is available: Wounds Workshop 28.1.16 Univ Salford.pdf
To be held at Broomfield Hospital, Medical Academic Unit, Chelmsford on 29th January 2016.
Who is it for?
• A&E Department staff
• Walk-in-Centre staff
• Minor Injury Unit staff
• GP practice staff
• Staff who have an interest in minor burn wounds
• First Aid
• Definition and assessment of burn injury
• Referral guidelines & Telemedicine
• Management of the burn injury
• Management of blisters
• Potential complications plus more
Please note that priority will be given to candidates from London and the South East
Please click to download the Study Day Flyer: Minor Burn Injury Management - Broomfield 29.1.16.doc