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 Dr Chris Roberts who gave the AB Wallace Memorial Lecture 2015 entitled ” The Role of Architecture in Obtaining Successful Burn Healing Outcomes” at the BBA Annual Conference in Birrmingham.
A short biography for Dr Roberts is available below:
Congratulations to Joseph Hardwicke, Lecturer in Plastic Surgery at the College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham for his Essay entitled “How Can Outcome Measures Influence the Provision and Practice of Burn Care?”
Congratulations to Ethan Clough for his presentation of a paper entitled ” Are There any Differences between Partial Thickness Burn and Partial Thickness Excisional Wound Healing” and to Warwick Dunn for his presentation of a paper entitled “A Non-Targeted Metabolomics Analysis of Urine to Study Longitudinal Metabolic Changes Following a Burn Injury in Adults” at the BBA Annual Conference on 20 - 22 May 2015
Meetings and Conferences
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 Nurses Special Interest Group (SIG)
To be held on 22nd September 2015 at 9.30 - 3.30pm at Birmingham City University
Topics to include:
- ODN & CRG Updates
- Infection Control (Adults & Children)
- European Burn Club Update
- Burn Nursing Competencies
The Nurses SIG agenda is available below:
BBA Education Day: Safeguarding in Burn Care
BBA Education Day: Safeguarding in Burn Care on 19 October 2015
Venue: Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham
Topics to include:
Recognising non accidental burns and safeguarding issues in adult and paediatric burn patients
The national safeguarding policy
Role of the police in safeguarding
The role of the expert witness
Speakers to include:
Ms Sian Falder, Liverpool
Mr Sean Collins, Bristol
Mrs Sarah Pape, Newcastle
Registration fees: £45 BBA Members; £75 Non-BBA Members
The Meeting has been awarded 6 CPD points
A flyer and application form is available below:
BAPRAS Winter 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: http://bapras.meeting.org.uk/abstracts/
Online submissions close on 10 July 2015
Further information on registration, guest speakers and more will be available from http://www.bapras.org.uk in due course.
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.
To be held at the Birmingham Children’s Hospital on Monday 28 September 2015 at 9 - 4.30pm.
This study day will equip you with information and understanding of burn injury which can be used on your contacts and visits for under 5’s and ultimately contribute to burn prevention.
Everyone is welcome especially Health Visitors, Community Nurses and those interested in Burns Prevention.
The day will include the following topics:
Types and treatment of burns in the burn centre @ BCH
Home safety tips for parents/safety measures for under 5
Burns prevention and First aid
Statistics/Demographics of our burns patients
A flyer for the study day is available below:
To be held at the Burns Centre, Morriston Hospital, Swansea on Tuesday 13th October 2015 at 8.45am - 4.00pm
Topics to be covered include:
Burn Assessment and Surgical Management
Wound Management and Dressings
The day will incorporate taught and interactive workshop based components
Cost: Free of charge. Refreshments and lunch will be provided. Closing date for applications: 14th September 2015
For a Study Day flyer please click on the following pdf document: Nursing & Therapy Mngt of the Burn Injured Patient - Swansea 13.10.15.pdf