A selection of current and upcoming events, activities and projects or studies you may be able to participate in can be found here. If you know of an event, activity or project for adult burn survivors that you think should be included here, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Here on our ABSUK website, we host a moderated burn support Live Chatevery Wednesday 7.30-9.00pm (UK time) and on the first Wednesday of each month, the live chat is online 7.30-8.30pm then on Zoom 8.30-9.00pm. The Live Chat provides the opportunity for those affected by burn injury to share experiences and discuss any concerns they may be having in relation to burns in a safe, private forum. For more information on how to join in the Live Chat, please click here.
Please visit the Support Groups section of the Adult Burn Support UK website to find information about support groups in your area.
London Area Burns Adult Support Group – This group meets every three months. For now, due to the pandemic, meetings are taking place virtually and will last 1 hour maximum. You can join from the comfort of your own home so no need to travel. The last meeting of 2021 will be:
Thursday 9 December 2021, 6:30–7:30pm—End-of-year party
For more information on how to join the meetings, please contact Lisa Williams at tel: 020 3315 2504 or email: email@example.com. Click here for more information
McIndoe Burns Support Group, Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead – The group meets three times a year. Meetings are usually activity based and open to any burn survivor (16yrs and over), parent or relative of a burn survivor.
Contact: Tania.Gibson@nhs.net or call 01342 414 440. Click here for more information
Support for Parents/Carers of Children with a Burn Injury
11th February 2019
The Children’s Burns Trust (CBT) has launched a private Facebook Group where parents and carers of children with a burn or scald injury can communicate and support one another. If you are a parent or carer of a burn survivor and would like to join this private group please click here. For more information or to contact CBT, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Children’s Burns Trust (CBT) provides rehabilitation support for burned and scald injured children and their families. CBT website
Opportunity for Scar and Burns Camouflage Treatment
17th October 2017
Finishing Touches Group (FTG)
FTG provides training in semi-permanent makeup, microneedling and medical tattooing. They run a cosmetic and medical tattooing clinic from their head office in Haywards Heath offering an extensive model programme. If you are willing to receive treatment from a trainee at their clinic, they have appointments available for scar and burns camouflage, free of charge.
Find out more: FTG Model Appointments or Tel: 01444 414 744
Nottingham University Hospital Research study – looking for burn survivors, 18yrs or older, willing to discuss/share their feelings about changes in appearance
Are you willing to share feelings you’ve experienced about change in your appearance as a result of a burn injury sustained within the last 3 months? If so, you can take part in a Nottingham University Hospitals study and receive a £10 Amazon gift voucher as a thank you.
For more information and to discuss taking part, please contact Dr Laura Shepherd, Consultant Clinical Psychologist on 0115 969 1169 ext. 77985 or 07812 277974 or email: Laura.Shepherd@nuh.nhs.uk
If we know of any studies looking for burn survivors to participate, the information with links will be posted here.
If you are conducting a burn related study you would like included in this section, please get in touch using our Contact form .