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.
News & Events
On 19 July 2016, at an event at The Royal College of Surgeons of England, the charity published its Scar Free Strategy and formally changed its name.
Congratulations to Winthrop Professor Fiona M Wood who gave the A B Wallace Memorial Lecture 2016 entitled “Striving for Excellence in Burn Care” at the BBA Annual Conference in Newcastle.
A short biography for Professor Wood is available below:
Congratulations to Ruth Tevlin, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Cork University Hospital for her Essay entitled “Education in Burns: Lessons from the Past and Objectives for the Future”.
Meetings and Conferences
3rd Annual Canadian Burn Symposium: Challenges - Are We Up to Them?
To be held on 24 - 25 October 2016 at the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle, Downtown Hotel, Vancouver, BC.
The program will address the challenges in resuscitation, surgery, nutrition and post discharge life for those that have been burned. Over the two day symposium, participants will also gain a comprehensive overview of challenges in therapy and wound care. The future of burn surgery will also be discussed.
This program will be of interest to Plastic surgeons, Trauma Surgeons, Nurses, Researchers, Psychologists, Physiotherapists, Nutritionists, First Responders, Occupational Therapists and Intensivists.
Additional conference and registration information is available at http://www.cpd.utoronto.ca/cdnburnsymposium/
A Conference flyer is available below:
British Trauma Society Annual Scientific Meeting
This year the British Trauma Society Annual Scientific Meeting will be heading to the Birmingham City Council House on the 9th -10th NOVEMBER 2016 and will once again bring together leading experts in the fields of Trauma and Orthopaedics to discuss central issues, current challenges and research in the assessment and treatment of trauma cases.
BTS 2016 will provide a forum for all persons involved in the management of the injured patient and includes all related specialities. It aims to bring together the knowledge and experience of surgeons, doctors, nurses, paramedics, physiotherapists and researchers, and all groups related to trauma management. The event welcomes delegates and speakers from across the globe.
It is anticipated that participants will benefit from a comprehensive review of the latest advances made in every aspect of trauma care and future research.
Don’t miss out! Take advantage of our discounted prices by registering to attend before the Early Bird deadline of 11:59 on 23rd SEPTEMBER 2016. Remember, members of the British Trauma Society get discounted fees BECOME A MEMBER NOW!
25th Magill Symposium
To be be be held on Wednesday 16th November 2016 and organised by the Chelsea & Westminster Hospital & Imperial College, London.
The scientific programme will be delivered by an international multidisciplinary delegation,covering hot and controversial topics surrounding burn injuries and the scientific rationale behind our therapeutic approach.
The conference flyer and programme are available below:
BAPRAS Winter Scientific Meeting 2016
To be held at the Park Plaza Hotel, London on 13 - 15 November 2016
Registration is now open at https://bapras.meeting.org.uk/registration/
A 10% discount is available on registrations made before 30 September.
Further information on registration, guest speakers and more, is available at http://www.bapras.org.uk/professionals/training-and-education/bapras-events/winter-scientific-meeting-2016
Society of Academic and Research Surgery (SARS): BBA Session
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS FOR THE BBA SECTION OF THE SOCIETY OF ACADEMIC & RESEARCH SURGERY ANNUAL MEETING 2017
The SARS Annual Meeting will be held at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin on 18th - 19th January 2017 and the BBA joint meeting / section will be held on the second day, Thursday19th January 2017.
Abstracts can be submitted online now at http://www.surginet.org.uk/abstracts/
CLOSING DATE for submission is 4.00pm, 9th SEPTEMBER 2016
All abstracts must be submitted online and the Jackson Prize and Gibson Prize will be awarded at the meeting.
Further details on the meeting together with the abstract submission guidelines are available at.
A conference flyer is available below:
To be held on 21st September 2016 at 10am to 4pm at the Nottingham University Park Campus
Topics to include:
- Theories of self-harm & injury
- Existing burns-specific research
- Risk assessment
- Treatment decision-making
- Working with individuals who self-harm/injure (inpatients & outpatients)
- Community interventions
There will be a practical focus, alongside a small number of presentations. The day will address issues for children/young people & adults
The Study Day is of interest to all members of the burns MDT including surgeons, AHPs and nurses, as well as the psychosocial team
Cost: £45 for BBA Members; £75 for non-BBA Members.
A flyer and application form are available below:
To be held at the Burns Centre, Morriston Hospital, Swansea on 5.10.16.
Topics to be covered include:
- Causes & types of burns
- Burns referrals
- Burn assessment and surgical management
- Wound management and dressings
- Scar management
- Psychological implications
The day will incorporate taught and interactive workshop based components.
Cost: FREE OF CHARGE. Refreshments and lunch will be provided
Closing Date for application: 5TH SEPTEMBER 2016
A Study Day flyer and application form are available below:
To be held in London on 20 October 2016
Gain an understanding of the psychological and social effects of disfigurement and the impact on patients.
Cost: £95 early booking fee - 1 month in advance of course; £125 standard rate; £65 NFP/charitable organisations or students with valid student card.
A Study Day flyer is available below:
BBA Education Day 2016: Making Simulation Stimulating - How to Set Up a Simulation Workshop in Burns3rd November 2016
To be held on Thursday 3rd November 2016 at the Education & Research Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester.
Topics to include:
- An Introduction to Simulation
- Planning Simulation Activities
- Faculty Development
- Simulation / Workshops
- Workshop 1: Utilising Effective Debriefing Techniques
- Workshop 2: Designing and Delivering a Successful Scenario
The Education Day has been awarded 5 CPD credits
Registration fees: £45 for BBA Members; £75 for non-BBA Members
The Education Day flyer and application form are availabe below:
To be held on 7 November 2016 at UH Bristol Education Centre
The programme includes:
- National Organisation of Burns Services in the UK
- Burns - Aetiology, Pathophysiology
- What is the Burns Surgeon Trying to Achieve?
- Initial Management of the Severely Burned Child - Who to Intubate, Fluid Management, Lines and Monitoring
- Transfer to the Tertiary Centre
- Anaesthetic and Surgical Management at the Burns Centre
- Healing and Outcomes from Severe Burns
- Top Tips and Tricks; Pitfalls to Avoid
Cost: £60 to inlcude refreshments and lunch. CPD approval applied for
A Study Day flyer is available below: