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 email@example.com
Dan’s Fund For Burns WEEKEND September 20-22, 2019
11th December 2018
Dan’s Fund For Burns is hosting a Weekend of relaxation and fun in Oxford on Sept 20-22, 2019 for Adult Burn Survivors across the UK. There is a one-off payment of £50/person for the weekend, however, if you are experiencing financial hardship that would prevent you from attending, please get in touch with Dan’s Fund on 01344 622977 for a confidential chat. For more information and a registration form for the Weekend, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or fill in the contact form found here .
Adult Burn Support UK website now has a moderated online Live Chatevery Wednesday 7.30-9.00pm (UK time). The Live Chat provides the opportunity for those affected by burn injury to share experiences and discuss any concerns or issues 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 – thenext scheduled meetings are: Saturday 1 June 2019 – Summer Event: Private guided walking tour around Little Venice, London. The tour will start at 10.30 AM and last for two hours. The walk will be a gentle pace and then weather-permitting a picnic afterwards. You will need to book a place – please contact Lisa Williams at tel: 020 3315 2504 or email: email@example.com. (You can click the link below for more information.) Thursday 19 September 2019 – 6.30-8pm Thursday 5 December 2019 – 6.30-8pm – End of year party Click here for more information
McIndoe Burns Support Group, Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead – The group meets three times a year. The next scheduled meeting is a Well Being event on Friday 5th July 11-2pm. If you’d like more information or want to attend, please contact the Burns Unit on 01342 414 440.
Sylvia Mac, a burn survivor, is now running monthly supported swimming sessions on the first Saturday of every month for people with burns and other visible differences in London. For more details, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Volunteers needed to try Online Support Programme for people affected by Burn Injuries Centre for Appearance Research are looking for adults with a visible difference, such as burns, to test a new online programme that helps people feel more positive about themselves by focussing on what their bodies can do rather than how they look. As a thank you for taking part, you will be entered into a prize draw to win £150 shopping vouchers.
Please contact Ella Guest by email: email@example.com or telephone: 0117 3287045 for more information and to sign up.
The Core Outcome Set for Burn Care research (COSB) Project COSB would like burn survivors, family of burn survivors or anyone involved in the care of burns to take part in a 20-minute survey to share their views about burn care. Please follow this link to see a short video explaining the purpose of the survey followed by the online survey: COSB Video & Survey
Centre for Appearance Research – take part in an online survey.
Researchers from the Centre for Appearance Research at UWE Bristol are running an online research survey for UK-based adults (18+) who have a visible difference, for example due to #burns scarring. The study is concerned with how much looks affect the way people live. It takes about 20 minutes, and participants can enter a draw for one of ten ₤10 Amazon vouchers. Click the link to take the survey: Looks and Life Study
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 the Contact form on this site.