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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.

A website advertising facility for meetings, courses and study days is open to members only.  Agreed allied professional organisations are also eligible to advertise on the website. To advertise, please contact the BBA Manager at:  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).  Please note that the BBA does not offer a course endorsement facility.

News & Events

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:

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:

Queries should be emailed to; .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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:

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

BAPRAS Scientific Meeting 2015

To be held on 25 - 27 November 2015 at Vox The conference centre - Resorts World Birmingham

Abstract submission for the BAPRAS Winter Scientific Meeting is now open

Abstracts may be submitted at:

Online submissions close on 10 July 2015

Further information on registration, guest speakers and more will be available from in due course.

Study Days

Burn Care & Rehabilitation Specialist Course

1st October 2014

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:

North Bristol & West of England Burn Care and Rehab course - Oct 14 - Mar 15.pdf

Burns Management Study Days - Stoke Mandeville Hospital

10th March 2015

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:

10th March
19th May
30th June
14th July
8th September
13th October
10th November

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…

To secure a place on the course, please book via Buckinghamshire NHS Trust intranet or by emailing .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
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

Principles of Burns Management

16th April 2015

To be held on 16th April 2015 at Peterborough Hospital

Suitability:  All nursing staff, HCAs, minor injury units and walk-in centre staff, GPs and all healthcare staff

Cost:  Free of charge

To book a place or for more information please e mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

A study day flyer may be downloaded below:

Principles of Burns Management - Peterborough 16.4.15.doc

Rehabilitation and Community Management of the Burn Injured Patient

28th April 2015

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
Scar management
Psychological implications

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 : 

Janine Evans:  tel:  01792 703980;  email:  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Liz Brown:  tel:  01792 703628; email:  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Minor Burn Injury Management

8th May 2015

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

To book a place or for more information please e mail:  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

A flyer for the study day is available below:-

Minor Burn Injury Mngt - Broomfield Hospital - 8.5.15.doc