This site is no longer active. For further information about current research in children's burns, please contact the following theme leads:

Clinical management: Dr Amber Young
Nursing research: Karen Coy
Psychosocial recovery and support: Prof Di Harcourt
Prevention: Prof Alison Kemp

Education and training

The Children’s Burns Research Centre aims to use the evidence from research to develop educational materials for professionals and parents.

Burns Courses

The Principles of Burn Care

The Burn Care & Rehabilitation course is run by North Bristol NHS Trust and the University of the West of England every year from October to February. Enhance your knowledge and skills in this specialist field through blended learning.

This 40 credit Level 3 / Level M module is aimed at nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, dietitians, psychologists, counsellors, theatre staff and other professions allied to medicine working in a burn care or relevant practice setting.

The module includes face-to-face days and online study days alongside self-directed study covering a wide range of topics within burn care. The assessment is in two components comprising a presentation and a critically reflective online blog. On successful completion the 40 credits can be used towards a Degree or Masters programme.

You can apply online for the Burn Care & Rehabilitation course online or telephone (0117) 32 81158. For application enquiries please email or telephone (0117) 32 81158.

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust Psychology Training

Dr Cadogan provides ongoing training to ward staff at University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust using a modular programme developed by Changing Faces and London and South East Burn Care Network (LSEBN).

Student Projects

Throughout the year the Centre hosts numerous students projects, if you are interested please contact us to discuss with the team.

Library Burns Current Awareness Newsletter (University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust)

We have set up a monthly Burns Current Awareness Bulletin with the library at University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust. Please contact us if you would like a copy.

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