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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

BBA Section of the Society of Academic & Research Surgery Annual Meeting 2018

To be held on Thursday 11 January 2018 at the University of Nottingham.

Abstracts can be submitted online now at date for submission is 5.00pm, 9th September 2017

All abstracts must be submitted online.  The top abstracts 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.

Other prizes being offered:
Gibson Prize
Jackson Prize

Further information from Sarah King at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). A flyer with guidelines for abstract preparation is available below:

SARS BBA AnMtg18 Guidelines for Abstract Preparation -
deadline 9.9.17.docx

JAB Maui Burn and Wound Care Symposium

The 40th Annual John A. Boswick, M.D. Burn and Wound Care Symposium will be held on January 28 - February 1, 2018 at the Wailea Beach Marriott in Maui, HI. 

This international conference covers the latest advancements in burn care, wound healing, and infection control.  Presentations will be made through abstract submissions by physicians, nurses, researchers, related medical specialists, and others involved in the care of soft tissue injuries and their complications.

The symposium is currently accepting abstracts for presentations and posters.  Submission details can be reviewed at  The .deadline for abstract submissions is November 15, 2017.

The Boswick Burn and Wound Care Symposium is designed for physicians, nurses researchers, investigators, therapists, dietitians, and anyone interested in development of techniques, treatments, drugs, and devices in the study and management of wound healing, wound management, burn care, and infection control.

More detailed information can be found at  A Conference flyer is available below:

2018 JAB Maui Burn and Wound flyer.pdf

Contact:  Jacqueline McBride at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with questions.

Royal College of Emergency Medicine Spring CPD Conference 2018

To be held at City Hall, Cardiff on 17 - 19 April 2018.

Join The Royal College of Emergency Medicine (RCEM) in Cardiff for their Spring CPD conference 2018.

This key conference covers a number of themes including frailty, trauma, ethics and legal issues, paediatric emergency medicine and much more. In addition to all this, relax and unwind with your peers at our complimentary drinks reception at the end of day 1 and the inaugural conference dinner on day 2.

Further information and how to book is available at:

2018 Emergency Services Show

To be held on 19 - 20 September 2018 at the NEC, Birmingham.

Further information is available at

Study Days

BBA Pre-Hospital Burn Care Education Seminar

22nd February 2018

To be held on 22nd February 2018 at 12 noon - 5pm and on 23rd February 2018 at 8.30am - 1pm at Pilgrims Training Academy Unit, 8 Orchard Business Centre, Bonehurst Road, Redhill, Surrey RH1 5EL.

This course is designed for people with initial responsiblity for taking control and managing patients with a range of burn injuries at scene or first professionally seen at the ED.

This course is aimed at:  Police, First Responders, Nurses, Doctors, Paramedics, Technicians, Fire Fighters

Cost:  Free to BBA Members;  £50 for non-BBA Members

To register please email:  Nechama Lewis at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with your name, organisation, position, telephone number and email address.
Payment by bank transfer to: Sort code: 30 92 99 Account No: 00451412 quoting ‘EdDay18 Your Surname’.  Cheques should be made payable to the “British Burn Association” and sent to BBA, 35 -43 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PE or call 020 7869 6923 to pay by credit card.

The Education Seminar flyer is available below:
BBA Pre-Hospital Burn Care flyer - 22-23.2.18.pdf