ISBI Abstract Submission Deadline looming

A reminder for ANZBA members and other burn professionals; the deadline for Abstract submissions for the upcoming 17th Congress of International Society for Burn Injuries is March 1st 2014.

ANZBA is proud to be hosting the ISBI Congress on October 12th to 16th in Sydney.

For more information about the Congress and abstract submission, visit the ISBI website


2014 JBI Clinical Fellowships now open

The Joanna Briggs Institute has now opened applications for their Evidence Based Clinical Fellowship program. This program enables participants to explore strategies to promote evidence utilisation and to collaboratively develop understandings related to clinical leadership and change management in health care.

This is an invaluable opportunity for anyone integrating evidence at the bedside of burns care.

If you are interested in particpating in the program, contact Zac Munn for more information:

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SA Government commits $1million over 4 years to the Burns Trust

The South Australian State Government has committed $1 million over the next four years to the Julian Burton Burns Trust for various statewide burn prevention initiatives. This includes their BurnSafe school and community programs and their important work in remote Aboriginal communities through the Nationally Accredited Burns Units of Competencies.

More work for Kurt and Bethany! Congratulations to all involved. 

For more information visit the Burns Trust website 



2014 NHMRC Grant

On behalf of ANZBA, congratulations to Professor Rebecca Ivers, Prof Andrew Holland, Prof Roy Kimble, Prof Kathleen Clapham, Serigne Lo, John Daniels and Delia Hendrie for recieving a 2014 National Health & Medical Council Grant (NHMRC) for the project Understanding burn injuries in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children: treatment, access to services and outcomes.

The project is being administered through the University of Sydney and should serve to better understand the impact of burn injury and care in this high risk population to improve patient outcomes.