BBA News

3rd December 2019

Laing Essay Prize 2020

The Laing Essay Prize is open to all involved in burn care and is awarded annually for an Essay of...
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23rd September 2019

National Burns Awareness Day – Wednesday 16 October 2019

The National Burns Awareness Day Toolkit for 2019 is now available at NBAD Toolkit 2019
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19th August 2019

SWUK ODN Burns Bulletin for Q1 of 2019-20 Released

Download SWUK ODN Burns Bulletin for Q1 of 2019-20 The Network has two Burns Study Days planned for November 2019...
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2nd August 2019

Burns Book Published by Oxford University Press – 30% Discount for BBA Members

Oxford University Press has published a new book on Burns as part of the Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Surgery series. ...
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9th July 2019

New Study Launched on Medical Tattooing

A new qualitative study is being launched by the VTCT Foundation Research Team at the Centre for Appearance Research, UWE,...
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1st July 2019

Guidelines for the Provision of Intensive Care Services (GPICS) Released

Produced by the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine and the Intensive Care Society and endorsed by the British Burn Association. ...
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14th June 2019

Centre for Appearance Research: Survey for Volunteers

Do you currently volunteer, or have previously volunteered for our charity? The Centre for Appearance Research are looking to understand...
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16th May 2019

SWUK ODN Burns Bulletin for Q4 2018-19 Released

Download the SWUK ODN Burns Bulletin Q4 2018-19
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6th March 2019

HRH The Duke of Sussex visits The Scar Free Foundation Centre for Conflict Wound Research

Prince Harry took time to learn about the Scar Free Foundation's anti-scarring gel dressing and laser therapy projects as well...
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15th January 2019

MRC Call for Consultants with an MD or PhD who are not Research Active to apply for Protected Time for Research

New £12million Medical Research Council funding scheme launched – Clinical Academic Research Partnership
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26th December 2018

SWUK Burns Bulletin Q2-Q3 2018-19 Released

Download the SWUK Burns Bulletin Q2-Q3 2018-19
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25th December 2018

Dan’s Fund for Burns Weekend for Adult Burn Survivors: 20-22.9.19

Dan's Fund for Burns are organising a weekend in Oxford for adult burn survivors on 20-22nd September 2019
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21st December 2018

Scar Free Foundation Student Electives in association with the British Burn Association

BBA & Scar Free Foundation Student Electives fund medical, paramedic, nursing and psychology students
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29th November 2018

BBA Release the National Standards for Provision and Outcomes in Adult and Paediatric Burn Care

BBA National Standards for Provision and Outcomes in Adults and Paediatric Burn Care are available for dowload
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12th November 2018

Dan’s Fund for Burns Adult Burn Support UK (ABSUK) Live Chat

Dan’s Fund for Burns is pleased to announce that the Adult Burn Support UK (ABSUK) website will offer a weekly moderated Live Online Chat
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5th November 2018

Call for Government to introduce graphic warnings on firework packaging

The British Burn Association joins BAPRAS in calling on Government to introduce graphic warning images on firework packaging showing the potential injuries caused by misuse
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31st October 2018

The North West Coast Research and Innovation Awards 2019 are now open for entries

If you’ve carried out great work in clinical research or innovation, we want to hear from you!
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31st October 2018

Appearance Research Study

Researchers from the Centre for Appearance Research at UWE Bristol are running an online research survey for UK-based adults with a visible difference to establish how looks affect the way people live.
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30th October 2018

World Health Organisation Launches New Global Burn Registry

Register your hospital at the WHO Global Burn Registry to help standardise data collection to allow for a more rational prioritization of burn prevention needs.
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5th October 2018

Overseas Delegate Applications Open – Leeds 8-10.5.18

The BBA is offering sponsorship for up to two Overseas Delegates from low income countries* to attend the BBA Annual Conference at the Queen’s Hotel, Leeds on 8 – 10 May 2019.
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20th September 2018

National Burns Awareness Day – 17 October 2018

The National Burns Awareness Day Toolkit for 2018 is now available
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31st August 2018

2019 GSK Impact Awards in partnership with The King’s Fund

The GSK IMPACT Awards recognise and reward charities that are doing excellent work to improve people’s health and wellbeing.
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19th August 2018

Dan’s Fund for Burns – Adults Burns Support UK – New Online Forum

Dan's Fund for Burns launches a new online Forum as an additional support for adult burn survivors as part of its Adult Burns Support UK (ABSUK) website.
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16th August 2018

Appearance Collective Summer Newsletter 2018 & VTCTF Small Grants Programme

To include two Charity Director vacancies, CAR Workshop and Collaboration Opportunities on Frameworks and with an Artist. VTCT Foundation Small Grants Programme Guidance available
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13th July 2018

SWUK Burns Bulletin – July 2018

The first SWUK Burns Bulletin (July 2018) has been released.
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11th June 2018

Innovation Agency: Big Innovation Conversation

Join Our Big Innovation Conversation! Our next Big Innovation Conversation on Tuesday 12 June will highlight the innovative E-Sepsis work done at Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital NHS Trust, how it links to National Early Warning Score 2 and the adoption of consistent sepsis pathways.
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23rd May 2018

Innovation Agency: Healthcare Hackathon

The British Cardiovascular Society and the Innovation Team of NHS England are hosting a Healthcare Hackathon on 5 and 6 June 2018 in Manchester.
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17th May 2018 / Latest News

The VTCT Foundation Small Grants Programme

The VTCT Foundation is delighted to announce the opening of its Small Grants Programme.
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13th December 2017 / Latest News

BBA and Scar Free Foundation Student Electives 2018

A number of awards valued at £1,200 are available in Burn Medicine and Care providing students with an opportunity to...
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12th December 2017 / Latest News

Emergency Services Times – Free Registration for Digital Edition

To register for free to receive the digital edition of Emergency Services Times, please go to Please note that articles...
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28th November 2017 / Latest News

Scar Free Foundation to Establish Centre for Conflict Wound Research

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, confirmed a £3 million commitment to The Scar Free Foundation to establish The Scar Free Foundation Centre for Conflict Wound Research
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14th November 2017 / Latest News

BBA National Burns Awareness Day 2018

The date of the next BBA National Burns Awareness Day will be Wednesday 17 October 2018.   Further details to follow…
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18th October 2017 / Latest News

Adult Burns Support UK Website goes live

Dan's Fund for Burns, a registered UK charity offering practical support to adult burn survivors, announces the new adult burn support website.
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19th September 2017 / Latest News

Research Exploring Online Support for Parents of Children with a Burn Injury

Are you the parent of a child who has experienced a burn injury? We would like to hear from you about your experiences and the kinds of support that might have helped you, particularly whether online support would have been useful.
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4th August 2017

CAR, UWE Bristol: Questionnaire for Parents Identifying Their Needs

Do you know any parents who would like to complete a questionnaire that identifies parents’ needs when supporting a child...
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21st June 2017

Poster Prizes 2017

Congratulations to Gemma Walley and Tracey Foster for their presentation of a Burn Care poster entitled “Not All Dressing Changes...
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21st June 2017

Oral Presentation Prizes 2017

Congratulations to David Wales for winning the Oral Presentation first prize awarded by the Scars, Burns and Healing Journal for...
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21st June 2017

BBA Laing Essay Prize 2017

Congratulations to Dr Jennifer Heath, Centre of Appearance Research, University of the West of England, Bristol for her Essay entitled...
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21st June 2017

A B Wallace Lecture 2017

Congratulations to Dr Sarah Smailes PhD who gave the A B Wallace Lecture 2017 entitled “Wake Up, Breathe and Move...
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21st June 2017

Sarah Pape awarded an OBE:  Foreign and Commonwealth Office Press Release

Dr Sarah Pape is a leading UK expert in her two main fields of work - the treatment of acute...
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