Research

There is ongoing Research projects in the Burn care services and the Hospital Trusts that they belong to.

Some of this work is presented at the British Burn Association Annual Conference Meeting.   

There are two Centres for Burns Reserach funded by UK charity The Healing Foundation, one being located in our network region at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

The Healing Foundation Centre for Burns Research

The Healing Foundation Centre for Burns Research looks at understanding how the body responds to burn injury and developing new treatments.The centre is based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham and is a partnership between University Hospitals Birmingham, University of Birmingham, Ministry of Defence, Birmingham Children's Hospital, University College London and the Royal Free Hospital in London.

website 
http://www.research.uhb.nhs.uk/burn-injury-research-centre/

The Healing Foundation Children’s Burn's Research Centre

The Centre is funded by UK charity The Healing Foundation for five years from 2012, with additional support from the Welsh Assembly National Institute for Social Care and Health Research (NISCHR) and VTCT.

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

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 and University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust

website 
http://www.bristol.ac.uk/social-community-medicine/childrens-burns/