UK sources of information and / or support
Has an information leaflet on Burns and Scalds.
Aims to improve burn care in England and Wales.
Committed to providing support for burn and scald injured children and their families.
A club for young people who have had major burn injuries and needed treatment at the Burns Centre.
An independent, voluntary organisation and a pioneering project which helps children and young people regain their self esteem and confidence after a traumatic blow to their young lives.
Established in 1985 the Association is dedicated to providing a comprehensive service for people who are interested in para-medical skin camouflage.
To provide burn survivors in the UK with on-going support, resources and practical assistance.
A UK charity that supports and represents people who have disfigurements of the face or body from any cause.
A reconstructive plastic surgery research charity devoted to advancing the care of patients with damage or potential damage to their skin. Their research focuses on repairing burn and other skin injuries through the development of artificial skin, reducing or eliminating scarring, and skin cancer prevention.
A national fundraising charity championing the cause of people living with disfigurement and visible loss of function, by funding research into pioneering surgical and psychological healing techniques. Through research, we also raise awareness about the cause and provide information about the sources of support.
Fire safety advice.
Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.
Information from BUPA.
Further sources / more detailed information
Some non-UK sites
The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.
More detailed medical information
The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.
- PatientPlus - hundreds of medical reference articles provided by Patient UK.
- Evidence Based Medicine - such as from Clinical Evidence, The Cochrane Library, etc.
- Database of UK Clinical Guidelines - from NICE, SIGN, etc.
- Medline - abstracts available from thousands of journals.
- Sites listing free online medical textbooks and journals.
- Sites listing free medical images - pictures, atlases, anatomy, skin diseases, etc.
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