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
Please click below for a letter from the BBA Prevention Sub-Committee Chair, Mr Ken Dunn with details on the Burn Awareness Day 2015:
Documents and information for use on the Burn Awareness Day are available below. These should be used in conjunction with the information in Mr Ken Dunn’s letter above:
2015 Burns scalds parents leaflet FINAL JW DK.pdf
2015 Burns and scalds professionals info sheet FINAL JW and DK.pdf
151021 BBA Prevention Day - poster.pdf
151021 BBA Prevention Day - screensaver.pptx
BBA First Aid Position Statement final 25.8.15.pdf
iBID Prevention Charity Report (P) Adult.pdf
iBID Prevention Charity Report (P) Child.pdf
iBID Prevention Charity Report (P) Elderly.pdf
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?”
Meetings and Conferences
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:
Association of Burns and Reconstructive Anaesthetists Annual Meeting
A one day meeting for anaesthetists, intensivists and allied healthcare professionals with an interest in reconstructive anaesthesia and burns critical care
Held at the Postgraduate Medical Institute, Anglia Ruskin University, Bishop Hall Lane, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1SQ on 20 November 2015
• Regional Anaesthesia for Breast Surgery
• Post-Op Analgesia Options for Upper Limb Surgery
• The Role of Albumin in Burns
• Simulation Training in a Burns ITU
• Sepsis and Burns
• The Anaesthestist as a CQC Inspector
Call for abstracts open until: Midnight on Sunday 25 October 2015
5 RCOA CPD points applied for.
Registration: Consultants - £100; Trainees, SAS, Nurses, Operating Department Practitioners - £50
For information and to book: http://www.anglia.ac.uk/ABRA2015
Please click to open the Annual Meeting flyer: ABRA Annual Meeting 20.11.15.pdf
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 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