SWUK Burns Patient Information & Useful Links

NHS Choices

Burns and scalds are damage to the skin caused by heat. Both are treated in the same way.

A burn is caused by dry heat – by an iron or fire, for example. A scald is caused by something wet, such as hot water or steam.

For more information about prevention, symptoms and treatment visit www.nhs.uk

North Bristol NHS Trust Adult Patient Information Leaflets

For more information visit www.nbt.nhs.uk/adultburns

British Burns Association (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.

For more information visit britishburnassociation.org

The Healing Foundation Children's Burns Research Centre

For more information visit www.bristol.ac.uk/social-community-medicine/childrens-burns

European Burns Association (EBA)

Th EBA is a non-profit making organisation for the benefit of the public, to promote burn prevention, to study the prevention of burn injury and all other aspects of burn treatment.

For more information visit euroburn.org