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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BBA Emergency Management of Severe Burns (EMSB) Military Course @ Strensall, Yorks
Dec 13 – Dec 14 all-day
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.

Minor Burns Injury Management – FREE Study Day @ Lecture Theatre 1, Medical Academic Unit, Broomfield Hospital
Jan 22 all-day

A one day interactive course, free of charge and suitable for A&E staff, GPs and practice nurses, walk- in Centre staff, Nurses, minor injury unit staff and anyone in healthcare who may need to manage the care of burn injured children or adults

Agenda will include…

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

And many more.

To secure your place or for further information please contact

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BBA EMSB Emergency Management of Severe Burns (EMSB) Military Course @ Strensall, Yorks
Feb 28 – Mar 1 all-day
Royal College of Emergency Medicine Spring CPD Conference 2019 @ Europa Hotel
Apr 2 @ 9:00 am – Apr 4 @ 5:00 pm

Join The Royal College of Emergency Medicine (RCEM) in Belfast for their Spring CPD Conference 2019.

This conference will cover a number of key topics, from areas of our practice that are rapidly changing or pose frequent clinical dilemmas, to those that occur with a rarity that warrants regular review. You’ll also have the opportunity to relax and unwind with your peers at our complimentary drinks reception at the end of day 1 and the conference dinner on day 2.

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2019 BBA Annual Scientific Meeting – Passing the Torch @ Queens Hotel, Leeds
May 8 @ 9:00 am – May 10 @ 5:00 pm

The BBA Annual Scientific Meeting 2019, entitled ‘Passing the Torch’ will be held at the Queens Hotel, City Square, Leeds LS1 1PJ.

The programme will include:

– Challenging Scientific Programme
– Distinguished Speakers
– Full networking programme
– Trade Exhibition

CME points have been applied for.

The deadline for the submission of abstracts is midday on 2 January 2019.

For Further Details, to Submit an Abstract and to Register at Conference Website

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Overseas Delegate

The BBA is offering sponsorship for up to two Overseas Delegates from low income countries* to attend the BBA Annual Scientific Meeting 2019 in Leeds.

Sponsorship comprises the cost of the conference registration fee and does not include travel and accommodation costs.  Overseas Delegates must be supported by two existing BBA members and must not currently be working in Europe, North America or other high income countries*.

Deadline for submission of applications:  Monday 28th January 2019.

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