Burns Support & Useful Links
If you think it would be helpful and if you wish to meet a burns survivor then please discuss this option with a member of the burns team.
There are a number of outside agencies that can offer support following your burn injury. Please contact a member of the burns team if you wish to discuss the additional support available.
Dan’s fund for burns www.dansfundforburns.org (accessed 18/06/14)
Dan’s fund for Burns is a national charity offering practical help to burns survivors in the UK. The charity identifies those most in need of help and provides it in a swift and practical way.
Changing Faces www.changingfaces.com (accessed 18/06/14)
Changing Faces is a charity for people and families who are living with conditions, marks or scars that affect their appearance.
Katie Piper Foundation www.katiepiperfoundation.org.uk (accessed 18/06/14)
The Katie Piper Foundation aims to:
- Progress intensive rehabilitation and scar management for burns Survivors
- Provide information on and access to non-surgical treatments for burns and scars
- Campaign for consistent clinical care
- Develop a support network for people living with burns and scars
- We help people with burns and scars to reconnect with their lives and their communities.
The Lee Spark NF Foundation Necrotising Fasciitis support and education www.nfsuk.org.uk Telephone: 01254 878701
The mission of The Lee Spark NF Foundation is to help those whose lives have been affected by Necrotising Fasciitis and other severe streptococcal infections.
The Fire Fighters Charity Help line telephone: 0800 389 8820 Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm.
The Fire Fighters Charity has a wealth of experience in providing helpline services on a wide range of issues, providing sign-posting to other relevant benefits that might be available to you, or organisations that may be able to provide assistance.
Skin Camouflage www.skin-camouflage.net
Dan’s fund for Burns www.adultburnsupportuk.org
This website is designed to be a support resource for Adult Burns Survivors as well as family, friends and carers in the UK. It covers many aspects of after burn care/support including Emotional Wellbeing, Rehabilitation, Appearance and Research, Burn Survivor stories and will signpost users to useful links and notices as to what is available in their area and how to access this.
Acid Survivors Trust International (ASTI) www.acidviolence.org
A registered charity based in the UK operating as a centre of excellence supporting and working hand in hand with Acid Survivors Foundations (ASFs) in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Uganda and Pakistan.