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Burn Prevention


Many severe burns and scalds affect babies and young children. The following advice and links can help reduce the likelihood of your child having a serious accident.

Children's Burn Trust

The Children's Burns Trust provides resources on prevention in their Learning Zone.  They also provide a Burns Database which can produce a report on burn injuries in your area.

Visit the Children's Burns Trust for more information.

National Burn
Awareness Days

National Burns Awareness Day

Specialised Burn Services in the SWUK ODN region take part in the
Annual National Burn Awareness Days.

Click on these documents to see what we have done in the past:

2017

SWUK Burn Awareness Day Activities 2017

2018

Burns Prevention - Bristol Children's Burns Centre

The days are organised by the British Burn Association and the Children's Burns Trust.

NHS logo

The NHS Burns and Scalds website provides information on burns prevention in the kitchen, bathroom, throughout the house, hot drinks and sunburn.

Visit the NHS Burn and Scalds website for more information.

Further Information

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