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
The British Burn Association is promoting a Burns Awareness Day on 22nd October 2014.
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.
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?”
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.
BBA Education Day: Emergency and Pre-Hospital Care
To be held at the Birmingham Motorcycle Museum on 6th November 2014.
Further details and a registration form may be downloaded below:.
21st Congresso SiUst (Società Italiana Ustioni) and 18th MBC Meeting
21st Congresso SiUst (Società Italiana Ustioni) and 18th MBC Meeting (Euro Mediterranean Council for Burns and Fire Disaster)
To be held on 16th - 20th November 2014 in Turin, Italy
The conference flyer and final programme is available below:
BAPRAS Winter Scientific Meeting
To be held at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, London on 26 - 28 November 2014
The full programme for the BAPRAS Winter Meeting is now available to view on the BAPRAS website at http://www.bapras.org.uk/teaching_and_learning/bapras_scientific_meetings/winter_scientific_meeting_2014/programme
Early registration rates for the meeting are still available. Registration and Event Information is available at http://www.bapras.org.uk/teaching_and_learning/bapras_scientific_meetings/winter_scientific_meeting_2014
Society of Academic & Research Surgery (SARS) Annual Meeting: BBA Section
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS FOR BBA SECTION OF THE SOCIETY OF ACADEMIC & RESEARCH SURGERY ANNUAL MEETING 2015
Following the success of the BBA Section of the SARS Meeting held at Robinson College, University of Cambridge in January 2014, we are pleased to announce that the BBA Section of the 2015 SARS meeting will be held at Durham University on Thursday 8th January 2015.
Abstracts can be submitted online now at http://www.surginet.org.uk/abstracts
CLOSING DATE for submission is 9.00am, 9th SEPTEMBER 2014
All abstracts must be submitted online. The top abstract selected will be invited to compete for the highly prestigious Patey Prize, with the remainder of those selected invited to present as an Oral Presentation in the Jackson Prize or Gibson Prize sessions.
Further details are on the abstract guidelines below.
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
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: