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Education

Management of Burn Injury Study Days

A number of burn care study days are hosted by the MB ODN services for

  • Emergency Department / Minor Injury Units / Walk In Centre / Emergency Service staff
     Hosted by Birmingham, Nottingham, Leicester and Coventry services

Management of Burn Injury SD Programme Example

  • Paediatric Burns Study day
      Hosted by Birmingham Childrens Hospital

Paediatric Burns SD Programme Example

  • Management of Burn Injury SD for Community staff

 All of the above Study Days are FREE to attend                                                               

Study Day Presentation Handouts

A copy of Study Day Presentation handouts are available to those who attend the study days, a contact name to request these from will be given on the day.

Wound International Article: International Best Practice Guidelines

Best practice guidelines: Effective skin and wound management in non-complex burns. Wounds International. May 2014

Emergency Management of Severe Burns (EMSB) Course

The Emergency Management of Severe Burns (EMSB) course is based on the principle that timely emergency assessment, resuscitation and transfer provides the best chance of recovery for patients with a burn injury. It can enable medical and nursing practitioners working in pre-hospital, emergency medicine and trauma care to improve competence / knowledge of the trauma management guidelines and protocols specific to burns.

Further information on  the EMSB course and Education days can be found on the following British Burn Association wesite link http://www.britishburnassociation.org/emsb

Research

There is ongoing Research projects in the Burn care services and the Hospital Trusts that they belong to.

Some of this work is presented at the British Burn Association Annual Conference Meeting.   

There are two Centres for Burns Reserach funded by UK charity The Healing Foundation, one being located in our network region at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

The Healing Foundation Centre for Burns Research

The Healing Foundation Centre for Burns Research looks at understanding how the body responds to burn injury and developing new treatments.The centre is based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham and is a partnership between University Hospitals Birmingham, University of Birmingham, Ministry of Defence, Birmingham Children's Hospital, University College London and the Royal Free Hospital in London.

website http://www.research.uhb.nhs.uk/burn-injury-research-centre/

The Healing Foundation Children’s Burn's Research Centre

The Centre is funded by UK charity The Healing Foundation for five years from 2012, with additional support from the Welsh Assembly National Institute for Social Care and Health Research (NISCHR) and VTCT.

Our mission is to develop a UK research centre of world-leading excellence crossing clinical and academic boundaries for real patient benefit, to prevent burns and improve the outlook of children with burn injuries

The Children's Burns Research Centre is a consortium led by the University of Bristol in partnership with:

University of the West of England, Cardiff University, University of Bath,North Bristol NHS Trust and University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust

website http://www.bristol.ac.uk/social-community-medicine/childrens-burns/

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