British Burn Association British Burn Association British Burn Association British Burn Association British Burn Association

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.

A website advertising facility for meetings, courses and study days is open to members only.  Agreed allied professional organisations are also eligible to advertise on the website. To advertise, please contact the BBA Manager at:  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).  Please note that the BBA does not offer a course endorsement facility.

News & Events

Meetings and Conferences

JAB Maui Burn and Wound Care Symposium

The 40th Annual John A. Boswick, M.D. Burn and Wound Care Symposium will be held on January 28 - February 1, 2018 at the Wailea Beach Marriott in Maui, HI. 

This international conference covers the latest advancements in burn care, wound healing, and infection control.  Presentations will be made through abstract submissions by physicians, nurses, researchers, related medical specialists, and others involved in the care of soft tissue injuries and their complications.

The symposium is currently accepting abstracts for presentations and posters.  Submission details can be reviewed at  The .deadline for abstract submissions is November 15, 2017.

The Boswick Burn and Wound Care Symposium is designed for physicians, nurses researchers, investigators, therapists, dietitians, and anyone interested in development of techniques, treatments, drugs, and devices in the study and management of wound healing, wound management, burn care, and infection control.

More detailed information can be found at  A Conference flyer is available below:

2018 JAB Maui Burn and Wound flyer.pdf

Contact:  Jacqueline McBride at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with questions.

Clinical Overview of Burn Injury Management

To be held on Wednesday 28th February 2018 at the Hatton in Central London. 

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.

This CPD certified, BAPRAS approved and CME accredited conference will be led by world leaders in the field. A strong emphasis will be placed on the need to consider both physical and mental well-being when managing a burn or scald injury.

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

We are pleased to announce an exclusive 20% discount for all BBA members: simply quote 20BBA0218 upon booking.

For more information please visit our website:  or contact Jack Tituana: 020 7501 6761 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

A Conference flyer is available below:

MAH Burn Management 2018 flyer.pdf

Royal College of Emergency Medicine Spring CPD Conference 2018

To be held at City Hall, Cardiff on 17 - 19 April 2018.

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:

2018 Emergency Services Show

To be held on 19 - 20 September 2018 at the NEC, Birmingham.

Further information is available at

Study Days

Minor Burns Injury Management

2nd February 2018

To be held on Friday 2nd February 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 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).  The Study Day Flyer is available below:
Minor Burns Injury Management, Broomfield - 2.2.18

BBA & College of Paramedics:  Pre-Hospital Burn Care Education Seminar

22nd February 2018

To be held on 22nd February 2018 at 12 noon - 5pm and on 23rd February 2018 at 8.30am - 1pm at Pilgrims Training Academy Unit, 8 Orchard Business Centre, Bonehurst Road, Redhill, Surrey RH1 5EL.

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 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with your name, organisation, position, telephone number and email address and if a College of Paramedics Member, please quote COP18 and 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.

The Education Seminar flyer and programme are available below:
BBA & COP Pre-Hospital Burn Care flyer - 22-23.2.18.pdf
BBA & CoP Pre-Hospital Burn Care Seminar Programme 22-23.2.18.pdf