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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

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
Phone: +6221-63869502, ext 313;  Fax: +6221-63869503/05;  Mobile: +6281 2308- 59682;  Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)/ .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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
Case Studies
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

For further information please contact:  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

A flyer and application form is available below:

Education Day Programme flyer - 19.10.15.pdf
Education Day Safeguarding in Burn Care - 19.10.15 Application Form.doc


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:

Online submissions close on 10 July 2015

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

Please click below for the conference flyer and call for abstracts:-

BAPRAS Winter Meeting 2015 Call for Abstracts.pdf
BAPRAS Winter Meeting 2015 Save the date flyer.pdf

Study Days

Burns Management Study Days - Stoke Mandeville Hospital

30th June 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

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

Nursing and Therapy Management of the Burn Injured Patient

13th October 2015

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
Scar Management
Psychological Implications

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 further information and application forms please contact:  Janine Evans, Occupational Therapist; Tel:  01792 703980;  Email:  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or Liz Brown, Clinical Nurse Specialist; Tel:  01792 703628; Email:  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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