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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

3rd Annual Canadian Burn Symposium:  Challenges - Are We Up to Them?

To be held on 24 - 25 October 2016 at the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle, Downtown Hotel, Vancouver, BC.

The program will address the challenges in resuscitation, surgery, nutrition and post discharge life for those that have been burned.  Over the two day symposium, participants will also gain a comprehensive overview of challenges in therapy and wound care. The future of burn surgery will also be discussed.

This program will be of interest to Plastic surgeons, Trauma Surgeons, Nurses, Researchers, Psychologists, Physiotherapists, Nutritionists, First Responders, Occupational Therapists and Intensivists. 

Additional conference and registration information is available at

A Conference flyer is available below:

Canadian Burn Symposium - 24-25.10.16.pdf

25th Magill Symposium

To be be be held on Wednesday 16th November 2016 and organised by the Chelsea & Westminster Hospital & Imperial College, London.

The scientific programme will be delivered by an international multidisciplinary delegation,covering hot and controversial topics surrounding burn injuries and the scientific rationale behind our therapeutic approach.

Cost:  £120 (free for Imperial School of Anaesthsia trainees).  Register at  Deta.ils are available from Faruq at: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

The conference flyer is available below:

CW Imperial College 25th Magill Symposium Flyer - 16.11.16.pdf

BAPRAS Winter Scientific Meeting 2016

To be held at the Park Plaza Hotel, London on 13 - 15 November 2016

Abstracts may be submitted at

Online submissions close on 13 July at 12:00 noon and submitters will be informed if they have been successful by mid-September.

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

Study Days

BBA Pschosocial SIG Study Day:  Self Harm / Injury in Burns

21st September 2016

To be held on 21st September 2016 at 10am to 4pm at the Nottingham City Hospital Campus

Topics to include:

- Theories of self-harm & injury
- Existing burns-specific research
- Risk assessment
- Treatment decision-making
- Working with individuals who self-harm/injure (inpatients & outpatients)
- Community interventions

There will be a practical focus, alongside a small number of presentations.  The day will address issues for children/young people & adults

The Study Day is of interest to all members of the burns MDT including surgeons, AHPs and nurses, as well as the psychosocial team

Cost:  £45 for BBA Members;  £75 for non-BBA Members.

Further information from:  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

A flyer and application form are available below:

Self Harm Injury in Burns Study Day flier.pdf
Application Form - Self Harm - 21.9.16.doc

BBA Education Day 2016: Making Simulation Stimulating - How to Set Up a Simulation Workshop in Burns

3rd November 2016

To be held on Thursday 3rd November 2016 at the Education & Research Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester.

Topics to include:

- An Introduction to Simulation
- Planning Simulation Activities
- Faculty Development
- Simulation / Workshops
    - Workshop 1:  Utilising Effective Debriefing Techniques
    - Workshop 2:  Designing and Delivering a Successful Scenario

The Education Day has been awarded 5 CPD credits

Registration fees:  £45 for BBA Members;    £75 for non-BBA Members

The Education Day flyer and application form are availabe below:

BBA Education Day Programme flyer - 3.11.16.pdf
BBA Education Day Application Form - 3.11.16.doc

Early Management of Children with Burns:  A Study Day for Anaesthetists

7th November 2016

To be held on 7 November 2016 at UH Bristol Education Centre

The programme includes:

- National Organisation of Burns Services in the UK
- Burns - Aetiology, Pathophysiology
- What is the Burns Surgeon Trying to Achieve?
- Initial Management of the Severely Burned Child - Who to Intubate, Fluid Management, Lines and Monitoring
- Transfer to the Tertiary Centre
- Anaesthetic and Surgical Management at the Burns Centre
- Healing and Outcomes from Severe Burns
- Top Tips and Tricks; Pitfalls to Avoid

Cost:  £60 to inlcude refreshments and lunch.  CPD approval applied for

To secure a place on the course contact:  Holly Notta at: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Tel:  0117 342 7008

A Study Day flyer is available below:

Early Mngt of Children with Burns for Anaesthetists, Bristol - 7.11.16.pdf