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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

British Trauma Society 2017 Annual Meeting

The 27th Annual Meeting will be held in Sheffield at the Mercure St Paul’s Hotel and Spa, starting with an Instructional Day - Medico-Legal Course and an External Fixator Course on the 7th November, followed by the Main Annual Meeting on the 8th & 9th November 2017.

With over 100 delegates and more than 50 abstracts presented, the conference brings together the knowledge and experience of surgeons, doctors, nurses, paramedics, physiotherapists, Allied Health Professionals, trainees, students and researchers to discuss central issues, current challenges and new research in the assessment and treatment of trauma cases.

Call for Papers Deadline:  Monday 31 July 2017;  Early Bird Registration Deadline:  11.59pm on 24th September 2017. 

Further details are available at      A Conference flyer is available below:
BTS Conference 2017.pdf

BAPRAS Winter Scientific Meeting 2017

To be held in Victoria Park Plaza, London on 29 - 1 December 2017.

The abstract submission system is open!  To make a submission, please click:

Abstract submissions close on Thursday 27 July at 12:00 noon.

The programme committee is meeting in early September and will be in contact with authors in mid-September with confirmation of the committee’s decision.

BBA Section of the Society of Academic & Research Surgery Annual Meeting 2018

To be held on Thursday 11 January 2018 at the University of Nottingham.

Abstracts can be submitted online now at date for submission is 5.00pm, 9th September 2017

All abstracts must be submitted online.  The top abstracts 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.

Other prizes being offered:
Gibson Prize
Jackson Prize

Further information from Sarah King at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). A flyer with guidelines for abstract preparation is available below:

SARS BBA AnMtg18 Guidelines for Abstract Preparation -
deadline 9.9.17.docx

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.

Study Days

2nd Management of Children with Burns:  A Study Day for Anaesthetists

6th November 2017

To be held at the Clifton Pavilion Bristol Zoo Gardens, Bristol on 6 November 2017


Case Based Discussions
Initial Management of the Severely Burned Child - Who to Intubate, Fluid Management, Lines and Monitoring
In Theatre Anaesthetic Management during Debridement and Grafting
Burns and Burns Surgery
The Multidisciplinary Team
Transfer to Tertiary Centre
High Dependency and PICU Management

The Study Day has been awarded 5 CPD points for the 2016 meeting

Contact:  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  Tel:  0117 342 7008

Cost £60 to include Refreshments and Lunch

A Study Day flyer is available below:

2nd Mngt of Children with Burns Anaesthetist Study Day Update.pdf