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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

BAPRAS Winter Scientific Meeting 2015

To be held on 25 - 27 November 2015 at Vox The Conference Centre - Resorts World Birmingham

Further information on registration, guest speakers and more is available at .

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

BAPRAS Winter 2015 - Reg Now Open.pdf

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:

The closing date for abstract submissions is 9.00am on 9 September 2015.

The Gibson Przie and Jackson Prize will be awarded.

Further information is available from Sarah King at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address);  tel:  020 78696640



1st International Scar Academy:  SCAR Conference to be held on 3 - 4 June 2016 in Hof Van Liere, Antwerp, Belgium

The Conference will include Lectures and Skills Workshops.

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

A conference flyer is available below:

Scarcon 2016 Antwerp 3-4.6.16.pdf

BAPRAS Summer Scientific Meeting 2016

To be held on 29 June - 1 July 2016 at the Marriott City Centre Hotel, Bristol

The abstract submission system is now open and will close at 12 noon on 7th January 2016.  Please visit for further information and to submit an abstract.

Please click below for the BAPRAS Summer Meeting flyer:

BAPRAS Summer Meeting 2016 - Abstract flyer.pdf


Study Days

Assessment and Management of Wounds Workshops

28th January 2016

To be at the University of Salford, Manchester on 28th January 2016.

Aimed at all healthcare practitioners involved in wound care, the course objectives are:

- To explore the quality indicators for Tissue Viability Management
- To understand the principles of wound assessment
- To explore the healthcare professional’s role in appropriate product selection
- To develop understanding around wound bed preparation and dressing selection
- To review the impact wounds have on patients’ health and wellbeing

BBA Members are eligible to a reduced registration fee of £199+VAT per delegate quoting WOUNDS99. Contact:  Kathryn Wilsher at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) tel 0161 295 3720

The Study Day flyer is available:  Wounds Workshop 28.1.16 Univ Salford.pdf

Minor Burns Injury Management

29th January 2016

To be held at Broomfield Hospital, Medical Academic Unit, Chelmsford on 29th January 2016.

Who is it for?

•        A&E Department staff
•        Walk-in-Centre staff
•        Minor Injury Unit staff
•        GP practice staff
•        Staff who have an interest in minor burn wounds


•        First Aid
•        Definition and assessment of burn injury
•        Referral guidelines & Telemedicine
•        Management of the burn injury
•        Management of blisters
•        Potential complications plus more

Cost:  FREE OF CHARGE. To secure a place or for further information please contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Please click to download the Study Day Flyer:  Minor Burn Injury Management - Broomfield 29.1.16.doc