The Healing Foundation Children's Burns Research Centre

Children’s Burns Research Centre
Reducing the risk of burns in the home
Most burns in children are caused by hot drinks
Improving first-aid knowledge amongst parents

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.

About the centre

The Centre is funded by UK charity The Scar Free Foundation for five years from 2012, with additional support from the Welsh Government Health and Care Research Wales and VTCT.

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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 (NBT)
  • University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust (UHBristol).