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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

To be held in Toronto, Canada on May 25-26, 2015

Challenging Paradigms in Burn Care is the main theme for 2015!
Abstracts for poster and oral presentations are welcome.

Program highlights include updates in all aspects of clinical care and education research.

For more information:

or contact:
Continuing Professional Development
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Tel: +1 416 978-2719
Email: .(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

Abstract Submission system for the combined BAPRAS / RBSPS Summer Scientific Meeting is open.  The deadline for submission is 12 noon (GMT) on Friday 30 January 2015.

The link to submit your abstract online is:

For more information on the meeting, visit

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

Introduction to Burns Nursing Care

18th March 2015

To be held at the Broomfield Hospital Medical Academic Unit on 18th - 20th March 2015

A three day course to enhance your skills and knowledge in all aspects of burns nursing care from assessment to rehabilitation.

Presentations by experts on a wide range of topics including :

• Fluid management and wound assessment
• Pain Management
• Infection prevention and sepsis
• Therapy
• Scar management & Camouflage
• Nutrition

For a full schedule and more information e mail: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Please click below for the Study Day flyer:

An Introduction to Burn Care - 18-20.3.15 Broomfield Hospital.docx

Paramedic Burns Study Day

25th March 2015

To be held on 25th March 2015 at 9 - 1pm at Broomfield Hospital, Medical Academic Unit

Topics to include:

Immediate Treatment
Aspects of History Taking
Transferring the Patient and Dressings
Airway Management
Fluid Management

Cost:  Free of charge.  To book a place please contact:  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

To download the Study Day flyer, please click on the pdf below:

Paramedic Study Day Broomfield Hospital - 25.3.15.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