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
Congratulations to Pat Wade MBE who gave the AB Wallace Memorial Lecture 2014 at the BBA Annual Conference in Chelmford
Congratulations to Julia Sarginson, Clinical Research Fellow at the Healing Foundation Children’s Burns Research Centre, Bristol, for her Essay entitled “What is the Role of the British Burn Association in a Changing UK National Health Service?”
Congratulations to Niall Martin for his presentation of a poster entitled “UK Firefighter Burns: What Does it Take to Defeat a Modern Uniform?” at the BBA Annual Meeting on 7 - 9 April 2014 in Chelmsford
Meetings and Conferences
17th Congress of the International Society for Burn Injuries (ISBI)
The 17th Congress of the International Society for Burn Injuries (ISBI) will take place at the Hilton Sydney Hotel in Sydney, Australia from 12 to 16 October 2014. For more information and registration, please visit isbi2014.com.
Minor Burns Study Days at Broomfield Hospital will be held on the following dates:
23 June 2014
26 September 2014
21 November 2014
This is a one day interactive course, free of charge for any healthcare professional expected to manage the care of the burn injured patient in either pre-hospital, hospital or emergency context.
Study Days in 2014 will be held on:
Venue: Sir Henry Floyd Auditorium, Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Mandeville Road, Aylesbury, HP21 8AL.
Lunch and Refreshment provided
The study day will cover:
Causes and Types of Burns
First Aid & Pre—hospital Care
Emergency Assessment and Management
Burns Fluid Resuscitation
Burn Size and Depth Assessment
Minor Burns Management
Burns Referral and TRIPS (Telemedicine)
And much more…
For further information please call Suzie Whiting on 07768 038 923
Venue: Magill Anaesthetic Library, Level 5, Lift Bank B, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital
Time: 9am - 5pm
Chaired by Dr Marcela P Vizcaychipi and Ms Joanne Atkins
Supported by Professor Masao Takata, Imperial College London
This is a Study Day aimed at those training in Anaesthesia, Intensive Care Medicine and Burns but welcome to all. The emphasis will be to cover the key areas in the management of the critically ill burns patient.
Cost: £60 for doctors and £30 for nurses
Please complete registration form and make cheque payable to:
“Chelsea & Westminster Health Charity, Fund 556” and send to: Dr Marcela P Vizcaychipi, Magill Department of Anaesthetics, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, 369 Fulham Road, London SW10 9NH
CW Management of Critically Ill Patient - Programme.pdf
CW Management of Critically Ill Patient - Flyer.pdf
CW Management of Critically Ill Patient - Registration Form.docx
North Bristol NHS Trust in partnership with the University of West of England Specialist Module
October 2014 - March 2015
this 30 credit Level 3 / Level M module is for Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Dietitians, Psychologists, Counsellors, Theatre staff and other professions allied to medicine working in a Burn Care or relevant practice setting.
On successful completion the 30 credits can be used towards a Degree or Masters programme.
Further details are available in the pdf document below:
To be held at the Burns Centre, Morriston Hospital, Swansea at 8.45 am to 4.00pm
This Study Day offers an opportunity to gain knowledge and skills in this specialist field and establish links with the Burns Centre Team
The day will incorporate both taught and interactive workshop based components
Cost: FREE OF CHARGE. Refreshments and lunch will be provided.
A Study Day flyer may be downloaded at: Study Day: Nursing and Therapy Management of the Burn Injured Patient - Morriston Hospital.pdf
For further information and application forms please contact: