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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

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.

SARS: Durham 8.1.15 - Guidelines for Abstract Preparation.pdf

Further queries should be addressed to Sarah King.at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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: http://www.cpd.utoronto.ca/cdnburnsymposium/

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:  http://bapras.meeting.org.uk/?open=yes

For more information on the meeting, visit http://bapras.meeting.org.uk

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

Minor Burns Study Days at Broomfield Hospital

21st November 2014

Minor Burns Study Days at Broomfield Hospital will be held on the following dates:

21 November 2014
9 January 2015

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

Burn Injury Study Day:  Aspects of Rehabilitation

7th January 2015

To be held at UWE, Glenside Campus, Bristol on 7 January 2015 by the North Bristol NHS Trust in partnership with the University of the West of England.

A Study Day for Nursing and Allied Health Professionals.  Topics include:

Rehabilitation (Therapist perspective)
Wound care
Scar management
Procedural preparation

Cost £90 (including tea / coffee)

Closing Date for applications:  Wednesday 31 December 2014

For further information, please contact:  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  Tel:  +44(0)117 3281158

Please click below to download the Study Day flyer:

Aspects of Rehabilitation Bristol Study Day - 7.1.15.pdf

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