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
World Triathlon London
• Tri it (Super Sprint) distance (400m Swim, 15.5km Bike, 2.5km Run)
Date: Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st May 2015
Registration fee: £10 until end February (after this the registration fee will be £15)
Minimum sponsorship: £200
• Sprint distance (750m Swim, 22.5km Bike, 5km Run)
Date: Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st May 2015
Registration fee: £20 until end February (after this the registration fee will be £25)
Minimum sponsorship: £300
• Olympic distance (1,500m Swim, 36.5km Bike, 10km Run)
Date: Sunday 31st May 2015
Registration fee: £30 until end February (after this the registration fee will be £35)
Minimum sponsorship: £400
Deadline for all distances: 17th April 2015
Ride London 100k (cycling)
Date: 2nd August 2015
Deadline to register: 29th April 2015
Royal Parks Half Marathon
Date: 11th October 2015
Pledge is £300
Deadline to register: 1st May 2015
Sian Falder, Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital together with Tom Potokar, Consultant Plastic Surgeon at the Welsh Centre for Burns and Plastic Surgery, Morriston Hospital, have undertaken a sponsored motorbike ride from Kathmandu to Dhaka to raise funds for Interburns, working with burn professionals in low income countries to improve burn care.
Sian and Tom left on 17th October and their progress can be seen on http://www.interburns.org
Many BBA Members have been supportive of the initiative, donating individually or carrying out fundraising events.
To sponsor Sian and Tom, please go to the just giving site (link as above) or via text. Text KTOD99 £x to 70070 where x is any amount between £1 and £10.
The British Burn Association promotes an annual Burns Awareness Day
A report on the events and activities on the first Burns Awareness Day held on 22 October 2014 is available by clicking on the pdf document below:
Please find below a letter from Ken Dunn, Chair of the Prevention Sub-Group together with a Burns Awareness Poster and the BBA’s First Aid Position Statement. Please disseminate the information amongst your colleagues and display the Burns Awareness Day Poster and the First Aid Position Statement on your hospital notice boards.
Meetings and Conferences
2nd Annual Canadian Burn Symposium
Challenging Paradigms in Burn Care
To be held in Toronto, Canada on May 25-26, 2015
Featuring Guest Speaker Dr. Steven Wolf
URL link for communication: http://eepurl.com/bgerLn
Dr. Steven Wolf will be giving the 3rd Honorary Wally Peters MD Lecture at this year’s Canadian Burn Symposium. Don’t miss his talk on “The Old and the New in Burn Surgery”.
Register early and save! The early registration fee expires soon.
For more information and to register:
European Club for Pediatric Burns Workshop 2015
To be held on 24 - 26 June 2015 in Lyon, France
The deadline for abstract submission has been postponed to 1 April 2015.
Information on registration and abstract submission is available at:
BAPRAS & RBSPS Combined Summer Scientific Meeting
To be held in Concertgebouw, Bruge, Belgium on 25-27 June 2015
Registration is now open!
You can now register with the early rate for the meeting and view information at: http://bapras.meeting.org.uk/index.php?p=0&c=0
Guests lecture sessions are planned on military surgery, aesthetics, a CEN session, reconstructive surgery and a day dedicated to the Belgian Hand Group. The programme will be available in April.
For more information on the meeting, visit http://bapras.meeting.org.uk
10th Asia Pacific Congress in Conjunction with ISBI Course 2015, Bali, Indonesia
ISBI Course on 29 August 2015 entitled “Burn Management Beyond 48 Hours” to be followed by the Congress (APBC) on 30 - 31 August 2015 entitled “The Progress & Challenge in Burn Management”
Venue: Discovery, Kartika Plaza Hotel, Bali, Indonesia
For information details please contact:
Jessica, APBC & ISBI Course 2015 Secretariat, Perkantoran Duta Merlin block C / 35 - 37, JL. Gajah Mada no 3 - 5 Jakarta 10130, Indonesia
BBA Education Day: Safeguarding in Burn Care
DATE FOR THE DIARY
BBA Education Day: Safeguarding in Burn Care on 19 October 2015
Venue: Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham
Further details will be available in due course
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 2015:
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
For a flyer of the Study Day on 10.3.15, Please click on the following pdf document: Burns Management Study Days 2015 - Stoke Mandeville Hospital.pdf
To be held at the Burns Centre, Morriston Hospital, Swansea on 28th April 2015
Topics to be covered include:
Burn assessment and surgical management
Wound management and dressings
Cost: Free of Charge; Closing date for applications: 27th March 2015
Please click to download the Study Day flyer: Rehabilitaiton & Community Management of the Burn Injured Patient, Morriston Hospital - 28.4.15.pdf
For further information and an application form contact :
To be held on 8 May 2015 at Broomfield Hospital
Suitability: all nursing staff, HCAs, minor Injury units and walk-in centre staff, GPs and anyone with an interest in minor burn injuries
Cost: Free of charge
A flyer for the study day is available below:-