NHS Choices – Burns and Scalds
Information on burns and scalds from NHS Choices including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, risks and treatment and with links to other useful organisations
St John Ambulance – Burns & Scalds
First Aid information and advice on what to do in the case of burns or scalds.
Children’s Burns Trust
Tel: 020 7233 8333
We are a national charity dedicated to providing rehabilitation support for burned and scald injured children and their families as well as prevention and awareness campaigns for which there is little or no national funding. We make a positive difference in three ways; working with others to raise the awareness of burns and scalds including PREVENTIONcampaigns. Working with NHS professionals to provide direct help and funding for REHABILITATION. Giving direct financial SUPPORT to families and hospitals and providing advice on how to access burn related information
The Burned Children’s Club
Tel: 01268 527796
The Burned Children's Club is a registered charity that was founded in as a way of giving much-needed support to young burn survivors and their families. Our service is all about burn survivors and their families. Using a fun, recreational approach, we promote self-esteem and help children come to terms with their altered body image. Support is also essential to parents and siblings as they too need help to adjust to the trauma. As well as ongoing mutual support, we also arrange fun confidence-building events, such as Regional Camps, summer BBQs and festive Christmas parties for burn survivors and their families
The British Burn Association
The British Burn Association, formed in 1968, is a National non-profit making organisation concerned with all aspects of Burn Care.
Burns Support Groups Database
Worldwide resource to find support groups and information.
Welcome to the 'news central' for burns camps in the UK. The idea behind the site is to give some real recognition and insight into what these clubs do and provide for young burns survivors. Here you will find fundraising events that are taking place, the amount of clubs there actually are and news from the clubs as the site grows and develops. This website is still under construction while we gather information from the various clubs, so please bare with us! If you have any information/events that you would like have included on this site, please use the contact form on the site
Helpline: 0845 4500 275
Provides free help, support and information for children (and their parents) and adults who have any form of disfigurement. The aim is to build effective coping strategies and self-confidence. It also works with healthcare professionals, schools and others to promote awareness about disfigurement and its effects, as well as information and advice for employers to encourage equal opportunities in the workplace and advice for health-care professionals in developing new models of health-care.
Let’s Face It
Let's Face It is an organisation linking people with facial disfigurement, their families, friends and professionals with resources for recovery.
British Red Cross - Skin Camouflage Service
For people with scars or other disfiguring skin conditions, skin camouflage can offer a simple route to improved confidence and independence. Our trained volunteers can teach people how to self-apply specialist cover creams. There are 250 skin camouflage clinics across the UK, primarily in NHS hospital dermatology departments but also Red Cross premises.
The Katie Piper Foundation
The foundation also aims to offer non-medical advice to empower people and build up their confidence by showing them how to look and feel their best again. This would include professional lessons on camouflage makeup and hair styling as well as a mentorship program that brings burns survivors together to support each other.
Prevention Town Campaign
Tel: 08443 756 716
Our Purpose is to reduce the number of child victims through interactive safety education and to be recognised as the most effective, innovative and dependable charitable provider of children’s safety education. Prevention Town is a registered children’s charity, that provides educational animations (films) that are used in schools and hospitals, to prevent the shocking images that you see below, using our unique methods of educating the public, Prevention Town and our partners hope to make a real difference to children’s lives.