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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

10th Asia Pacific Congress in Conjunction with ISBI Course 2015, Bali, Indonesia

ISBI Course on 29 August 2015 entitled “Burn Management Beyond 48 Hours”  to be followed by the Congress (APBC) on 30 - 31 August 2015 entitled “The Progress & Challenge in Burn Management”

Venue:  Discovery, Kartika Plaza Hotel, Bali, Indonesia

For information details please contact:

Jessica, APBC & ISBI Course 2015 Secretariat, Perkantoran Duta Merlin block C / 35 - 37, JL. Gajah Mada no 3 - 5 Jakarta 10130, Indonesia
Phone: +6221-63869502, ext 313;  Fax: +6221-63869503/05;  Mobile: +6281 2308- 59682;  Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)/ .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

BBA Nurses Special Interest Group (SIG)

To be held on 22nd September 2015 at 9.30 - 3.30pm at Birmingham City University

Topics to include:

- ODN & CRG Updates
- Sepsis
- Infection Control (Adults & Children)
- European Burn Club Update
- Telemedicine
- Burn Nursing Competencies

To book a place at the Nurses SIG meeting, please email Nechama Lewis at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with your name, job title, hospital and email address

The Nurses SIG agenda is available below:

BBA Nurses SIG Agenda - 22.9.15.pdf


BBA Education Day:  Safeguarding in Burn Care

BBA Education Day:  Safeguarding in Burn Care on 19 October 2015

Venue:  Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham

Topics to include: 

Recognising non accidental burns and safeguarding issues in adult and paediatric burn patients
The national safeguarding policy
Role of the police in safeguarding
Case Studies
The role of the expert witness

Speakers to include:

Ms Sian Falder, Liverpool
Mr Sean Collins, Bristol
Mrs Sarah Pape, Newcastle

Registration fees:  £45 BBA Members;  £75 Non-BBA Members

The Meeting has been awarded 6 CPD points

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

A flyer and application form is available below:

Education Day Programme flyer - 19.10.15.pdf
Education Day Safeguarding in Burn Care - 19.10.15 Application Form.doc


BAPRAS Winter Scientific Meeting 2015

To be held on 25 - 27 November 2015 at Vox The conference centre - Resorts World Birmingham

Abstract submission for the BAPRAS Winter Scientific Meeting is now open

Abstracts may be submitted at:

Online submissions close on 10 July 2015

Further information on registration, guest speakers and more will be available from in due course.

Please click below for the conference flyer and call for abstracts:-

BAPRAS Winter Meeting 2015 Call for Abstracts.pdf
BAPRAS Winter Meeting 2015 Save the date flyer.pdf

Society of Academic and Research Surgery (SARS):  BBA Session

The BBA will once again be joining SARS at the SARS Annual Meeting on 7 January 2016 at the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Abstracts may be submitted online at:

The closing date for abstract submissions is 9.00am on 9 September 2015.

The Gibson Przie and Jackson Prize will be awarded.

Further information is available from Sarah King at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address);  tel:  020 78696640


Study Days

Burns Education Day

28th September 2015

To be held at the Birmingham Children’s Hospital on Monday 28 September 2015 at 9 - 4.30pm.

This study day will equip you with information and understanding of burn injury which can be used on your contacts and visits for under 5’s and ultimately contribute to burn prevention. 

Everyone is welcome especially Health Visitors, Community Nurses and those interested in Burns Prevention.

The day will include the following topics:

 Types and treatment of burns in the burn centre @ BCH
 Home safety tips for parents/safety measures for under 5
 Burns prevention and First aid
 Statistics/Demographics of our burns patients
 Safeguarding issues

To book a place or to find out more please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

A flyer for the study day is available below:

Burns Education Day Birmingham - 28.9.15.doc

Nursing and Therapy Management of the Burn Injured Patient

13th October 2015

To be held at the Burns Centre, Morriston Hospital, Swansea on Tuesday 13th October 2015 at 8.45am - 4.00pm

Topics to be covered include:

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 applications:  14th September 2015

For further information and application forms please contact:  Janine Evans, Occupational Therapist; Tel:  01792 703980;  Email:  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or Liz Brown, Clinical Nurse Specialist; Tel:  01792 703628; Email:  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

For a Study Day flyer please click on the following pdf document:  Nursing & Therapy Mngt of the Burn Injured Patient - Swansea 13.10.15.pdf