Events Calendar

Burn Care & Rehabilitation Level 3 / Level M Module Course @ Bristol
Oct 1 2018 @ 9:00 am – Feb 28 2019 @ 5:00 pm

This Learning & Development Specialist Course is run by North Bristol NHS Trust in partnership with the University of the West of England and is a 40 credit Level 3 / Level M module 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.

Face-to-face days are interspersed with self-directed online study covering a wide range of topics within burn care. The assessment is in two components comprising a presentation and critically reflective online Blog.

On successful completion the 40 credits can be used towards a Degree or Masters programme.  Contact dates: 11/10, 18/10, 01/11, 08/11, 29/11, 05/12, 07/02.  Assignment (attendance required): 07/02/2019

Closing date for applications: Monday 1st October 2018

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Queen Mary University of London Postgraduate Certificate & Master of Science in Burn Care @ Distance Learning
Oct 1 2018 @ 9:00 am – Sep 30 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Queen Mary University of London are offering a 1 year Post Graduate Certificate and a 2 year Master of Science in Burn Care. These courses are suited for all members of the burns multidisciplinary team and are delivered on a distance learning basis to suit full-time professionals in the field.

For more information contact Amanda Gaddes via

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Burns and Plastic Surgery Part-time Course @ Birmingham City University
Oct 4 2018 @ 9:00 am – Mar 15 2019 @ 5:00 pm

This part-time burns and plastic surgery course is aimed at paediatric or adult nurses and allied health professionals working in burns or plastic surgery.

The following modules can be taken as standalone modules or as part of a level 6 or level 7 award.


    • Physiological and Psychological Principles of Plastic Surgery and Burn Care  –  04/10/2018, 05/10/2018, 19/10/2018, 02/11/2018 (online study day), 15/11/2018, 16/11/2018


    • Caring for Patients with a Burn Injury 29/11/2018, 30/11/2018, 14/12/2018, 11/01/2019 (online study day), 17/01/2019, 18/01/2019


    • Caring for Patients Undergoing Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery  31/01/2019, 01/02/2019, 15/02/2019, 01/03/2019 (online study day), 14/03/2019, 15/03/2019


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Manchester Burns Course: Principles & Practice of Burns Care Unit @ Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Jan 17 @ 9:00 am – Jun 6 @ 10:00 am

The Principles & Practice of Burns Care Unit will be commencing Thursday 17th January 2019 at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9WL.

The deadline for applications is Thursday 13th December 2018, we urge you to submit your application ASAP as there are limited spaces available.

In order to complete the clinical competencies for this unit it may be necessary for you to undertake a MINIMUM 3 week placement on a specific Burns Unit (not ICU). This can be undertaken either as a block placement or 1 week at a time, totalling 3 weeks, but not ad hoc days. This is a mandatory requirement for all non-burns unit based staff.

You have the option to undertake the unit as attendance only, whereby you attend all the teaching sessions but are not required to undertake the assessed academic components of the unit or the clinical placement. The cost for attendance only is £150 within the Northern Burn Care Operational Delivery Network or £300 for all other applicants. (Please note – you do not have to complete the Supporting Evidence for this option).

Please note for students who secure free places there will be a £150 admin fee if you fail to complete the unit.

If your Trust is not based within the Northern Burn Care Operational Delivery Network the course costs for undertaking academically will be ₤1,400 for the Principles and Practice of Burns Care Unit and ₤700 for the Elective Units. If you outside the NHS in private practice please contact the Burns Course Administrator for costs.

For Overseas students only

You would need to sort out your travel and accommodation arrangements and any visas you may require.  Also in order to undertake the placement you would need to register with the NMC.

I enclose the link for registration and some information on the process.

Please could you email your completed and signed application to or if you prefer via recorded delivery to FAO: Burns Course Administrator, Burns Centre, Ground Floor, Acute Block, Wythenshawe Hospital, Southmoor Road, M23 9LT.

BBA Nurses Special Interest Group: Information Sharing @ Burns Unit MDT Room, 5th Floor Lift Bank B, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital
Feb 26 all-day

We aim to cover:

  • Short welcome introduction
  • Variety of presentations including Atrauman® Silicone – including cost saving analysis
  • Sharing of nursing audits and research between services
  • Determine aims and goals for the SIG

Discussion on how best to structure future communication

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BBA EMSB Emergency Management of Severe Burns (EMSB) Military Course @ Strensall, Yorks
Feb 28 – Mar 1 all-day
MIA Healthcare – Burns Surgery, Reconstruction & Aesthetics @ Asia House
Feb 28 all-day

We are delighted to offer all British Burn Association members a 20% discount to attend Burns Surgery, Reconstruction & Aesthetics 2019.

This will be distributed on a first come first serve basis. Book now to avoid missing out on this exclusive offer.

The meeting will be taking place on Thursday 28th February 2019 in central London. The course will be chaired by Professor Peter Dziewulski and will cover four main areas:

  • Best practice updates
  • Advances in reconstructive surgery
  • Dermatology, scars & aesthetics
  • Supporting surgery with psychosocial care

There will be plenty of opportunity to network with leading burns clinicians and discuss the best ways forward in burns surgery in an open roundtable discussion with the faculty.

Highlights include:

  • Professor Kayvan Shokrollahi: The role of laser therapy in scar management
  • Professor Mamta Shah: Standardising management of post burn scarring in children
  • Mr Jorge Leon-Villapalos: Managing burns hypermetabolism
  • Mr Ioannis Goutos: The evidence behind platelet rich plasma and botulinum toxin in scar management
  • Mr Baljit Dheansa: Approaches to address burn scar contracture

Further details can be found at

Please call 0207501671 or email for any general enquiries.

20% discount for all BBA members: simply quote 20BBA0219 upon booking.

Emergency Management of Severe Burns Course @ East Grinstead, London
Mar 12 all-day