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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

BBA Education Day:  Emergency and Pre-Hospital Care

To be held at the Birmingham Motorcycle Museum on 6th November 2014.

Further details and a registration form may be downloaded below:.

BBA Education Day 6.11.14 - 1st announcement.pdf
BBA Education Day Programme flyer - 6.11.14.pdf
BBA Education Day Emergency Pre-Hospital Care Application Form - 6.11.14.doc

21st Congresso SiUst (Società Italiana Ustioni) and 18th MBC Meeting

21st Congresso SiUst (Società Italiana Ustioni) and 18th MBC Meeting (Euro Mediterranean Council for Burns and Fire Disaster)

To be held on 16th - 20th November 2014 in Turin, Italy

The conference flyer and final programme is available below:

Congress Turin: 16 - 20.11.14.pdf

BAPRAS Winter Scientific Meeting

To be held at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, London on 26 - 28 November 2014

The full programme for the BAPRAS Winter Meeting is now available to view on the BAPRAS website at

Early registration rates for the meeting are still available.  Registration and Event Information is available at

Society of Academic & Research Surgery (SARS) Annual Meeting:  BBA Section


Following the success of the BBA Section of the SARS Meeting held at Robinson College, University of Cambridge in January 2014, we are pleased to announce that the BBA Section of the 2015 SARS meeting will be held at Durham University on Thursday 8th January 2015.

Abstracts can be submitted online now at

CLOSING DATE for submission is 9.00am, 9th SEPTEMBER 2014

All abstracts must be submitted online.  The top abstract selected will be invited to compete for the highly prestigious Patey Prize, with the remainder of those selected invited to present as an Oral Presentation in the Jackson Prize or Gibson Prize sessions.

Further details are on the abstract guidelines below.

SARS: Durham 8.1.15 - Guidelines for Abstract Preparation.pdf

Further queries should be addressed to Sarah .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Study Days

Minor Burns Study Days at Broomfield Hospital

26th September 2014

Minor Burns Study Days at Broomfield Hospital will be held on the following dates:

23 June 2014
26 September 2014
21 November 2014

For further information, please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Burns Management Study Days - Stoke Mandeville Hospital

30th September 2014

This is a one day interactive course, free of charge for any healthcare professional expected to manage the care of the burn injured patient in either pre-hospital, hospital or emergency context.

Study Days in 2014 will be held on:

25th February
1st April
6th May
3rd June
1st July
30th September
11th November

Venue:  Sir Henry Floyd Auditorium, Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Mandeville Road, Aylesbury, HP21 8AL.
Lunch and Refreshment provided

The study day will cover:

Causes and Types of Burns
First Aid & Pre—hospital Care
Emergency Assessment and Management
Burns Fluid Resuscitation
Burn Size and Depth Assessment
Minor Burns Management
Burns Referral and TRIPS (Telemedicine)
And much more…

To secure a place on the course, please book via Buckinghamshire NHS Trust intranet or by emailing .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
For further information please call Suzie Whiting on 07768 038 923

Burn Care & Rehabilitation Specialist Course

1st October 2014

North Bristol NHS Trust in partnership with the University of West of England Specialist Module

October 2014 - March 2015

this 30 credit Level 3 / Level M module is 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.
On successful completion the 30 credits can be used towards a Degree or Masters programme.

Further details are available in the pdf document below:

North Bristol & West of England Burn Care and Rehab course - Oct 14 - Mar 15.pdf

BBA Burns Therapist Interest Group Study Day

3rd November 2014

A Study Day for Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists who Treat Burn Injuries

To be held at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham

Fees:  BBA Members - Free of Charge;  Non-Members - £30

Topics include: 
Network Updates
Outcome Measures including AusToms
Troubleshooting Session (small groups)
Scarring of Face and Neck
Burns Standards
BTIG Meeting

For further details and to attend please contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

The full programme and registration form may be downloaded below:

BTIG STUDY DAY Programme - 3.11.14.docx
BTIG Study Day Registration Form - 3.11.14.docx
BTIG Study Day Directions & Programme - 3.11.14.docx

Nursing and Therapy of the Burn Injured Patient

11th November 2014

To be held at the Burns Centre, Morriston Hospital, Swansea at 8.45 am to 4.00pm

This Study Day offers an opportunity to gain knowledge and skills in this specialist field and establish links with the Burns Centre Team

The day will incorporate both taught and interactive workshop based components

Cost:  FREE OF CHARGE.  Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

A Study Day flyer may be downloaded at:  Study Day:  Nursing and Therapy Management of the Burn Injured Patient - Morriston Hospital.pdf

For further information and application forms please contact: 

Janine Evan - tel:  01792 703980; Email:  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  or Liz Brown - tel:  01792 703628;  Email:  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)