SWUK Burns Network Patient Support Groups
Frenchay After Burns Club (FAB), Bristol
"FAB is an independent charity with a simple aim, to provide ongoing support to burn injured children and their families from injury through to adulthood.
The Fab club supports young burns survivors and their families by Building Self Esteem, confidence and having fun through activities such as camps, fun days and parties. Friendships are made by the children and their families whilst giving mutual support to one another.
Any child or young person under the age of 18 years old that has a burn injury is welcome to join the FAB club."
For more information aboout FAB visit www.fabclub.org.uk
Welsh Dragons Burns Club, Swansea
"The Welsh Dragons Burns Club is run by a committed group of volunteers.
One of the most difficult things about being a burn survivor or having a permanent scar is feeling that you look different to everyone else. One of our key aims is to provide ongoing support to those children and their families by building confidence and self-esteem, and helping to develop networks of friends who share similar experiences."
For more information visit www.welshdragonburnsclub.co.uk
For adults and children
Burns User Support Group (BUGs), Salisbury
"BUGS (Burns Unit Group Support) is a small registered charity founded in May 2000 by staff trained in burn care, and an ex-patient. It is based at Salisbury District Hospital Burns Unit and serves a large regional area, from Swindon in the north down to Southampton, Portsmouth, Weymouth and across to the Isle of Wight and the Channel Islands."
For more information visit www.bugssalisbury.co.uk