Events Calendar

BBA & College of Paramedics Pre-Hospital Burn Care Education Seminar @ Pilgrims Training Academy Unit
Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm – Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm

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;  £40 for College of Paramedics Members

To register please email:  Nechama Lewis at with your name, organisation, position, telephone number and email address and if a College of Paramedics Member, please quote COP18 and your College Membership number.
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.

Download the BBA & COP Pre-Hospital Burn Care Education Seminar Programme here

Clinical Overview of Burn Injury Management @ The Hatton
Feb 28 all-day

The potential for life long scarring can have serious implications on an individual’s sense of well-being.  It is therefore essential for clinicians to keep updated on the latest innovations in reconstructive surgery and scar management.

In association with British Journal of Hospital Medicine, MA Healthcare is delighted to invite you to Clinical Overview of Burn Injury Management.

Expert clinicians in burn injury management will be leading this CPD certified and BAPRAS approved course.  A strong emphasis will be placed on the need to consider both physical and mental well-being when managing a burn or scald injury.

The intimate nature of this meeting provides excellent opportunity to network with these same world leaders!

With an additional 5.5 CME points available, all the latest innovations in reconstructive surgery, scar management, and infection control will be discussed throughout.

We hope you can join us on 28th February to share ideas and help advance burns services in the UK.

Highlights will include:

• Professor Peter Dziewulski Current techniques in skin replacement
• Mr Peter Drew Managing infection & sepsis in burns ITU
• Mr Jorge Leon-Villapalos Improving aesthetic outcomes in skin grafting
• Mr Mansoor S Khan Recent developments in reconstructive surgery
• Miss Alexandra Murray Burn scar contracture, prevention
• Miss Sian Falder Considering child physiology in burn management
• Miss Mamta Shah Paediatric Burn Scarring:  How is it Different?

We are delighted to announce that due to increased sponsorship support, we are able to offer a 50% discounted rate to BBA members.  This will be distributed on a first come first serve basis. Book now to avoid missing out on this exclusive offer!

50% discount for all BBA members: simply quote 50BBA0218 upon booking

Download a Conference Flyer here



BBA Emergency Management of Severe Burns Course (EMSB) Course @ Birmingham
Mar 3 all-day
BBA Emergency Management of Severe Burns (EMSB) Course @ East Grinstead, London
Mar 8 all-day
Minor Burns Injury Management – Free Study Day @ Broomfield Hospital
Mar 15 all-day

To be held on Thursday 15 March 2018 at the Medical Academic Unit, Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford

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

Download the Minor Burns Injury Management Flyer

BBA Annual Meeting
Apr 11 – Apr 13 all-day

Preparing for Disaster

The BBA Annual Scientific Meeting will be held at Swansea University Bay Campus, Fabian Way, Crymlyn Burrows, Swansea SA1 8EN.

The programme will include:

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

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  Midday Tuesday 2 January 2018

CPD points to follow.

A Conference Flyer and Call for Abstracts is available below:
BBA Annual Conference Swansea 2018 – Call for Abstracts

Overseas Delegate Sponsorship Information is available below:
Overseas Delegates Information 2018

Further information available at

Royal College of Emergency Medicine Spring CPD Conference 2018 @ City Hall, Cardiff
Apr 17 @ 9:00 am – Apr 19 @ 5:00 pm

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:

BBA Emergency Management of Severe Burns (EMSB) Course @ Manchester
Apr 27 all-day
Introduction to Burn Care @ Medical Academic Unit, Broomfield Hospital
Jun 6 @ 9:00 am – Jun 8 @ 5:00 pm

To be held on Wednesday 6 to Friday 8 June 2018 in the Medical Academic Unit, Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford.

Who is it for?

·      Nurses
·      HCA’s
·      Physio’s
·      All staff with an interest in burn care

Led by specialists in their fields the agenda will include…

· Fluid management and wound assessment
· Pain management and nutrition Smoke inhalation
· Dressings and surgical management
· Mental health and psychological therapies
· The patient experience
· Infection Prevention and sepsis
· Scar management
· Electrical and chemical burns
And many more.

Cost   Course Only – £300   Accommodation may be available – e mail for further details and price.  To secure your place or for further information please contact

Download the Introduction to Burn Care Course Flyer

BBA Emergency Management of Severe Burns (EMSB) Course @ Chelmsford, London
Jun 16 all-day