Polly (Miller) Brooks

Founder & Director

Dan's Fund for Burns UK :: Providing Practical Help For Burn Survivors :: Making Good From Evil

Offering practical help to
burn survivors in the UK

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London Support Group

 

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April 17 2015

100+ Club March 2015 Prize Draw has taken place - to find out who the winners were follow this link >>>

October 6 2014

Our 2014 Newsletter has now been published; to download a copy follow this link >>>

If you would like to catch up on news from earlier issues follow this link >>>

February 17 2014

Dan's Fund donate a manual hoist to the Welsh Centre for Burns Unit, Swansea.

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February 4 2014

Carer of the Year Awards

Burns and plastics specialist nurse, Claire Porter, has been nominated by her colleagues at Leicester Royal Infirmary; they say, "She strives to give the best possible service..."

To read more follow this link >>>

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Support Group Study...

During the past year, DFFB funded a major study on UK-wide Support Groups for Burns Survivors, conducted by Camilla Batchelor in conjunction with Dr. Lisa Williams (Chelsea & Westminster Hospital Burns Unit) and presented to the British Burns Association Annual Conference.

To download the study report please follow this link >>>

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Fundraising News...

Royal Parks Half Marathon 2015

The 2014 event saw 8 runners completing the run, which took place on the 12th Anniversary of the Bali Bombings, and prompted Polly herself to run together with the other 7 intrepid runners, 2 of whom were also burn survivors.

For the opportunity to take part this year, or sponsor someone, watch this space for further information or contact Joy Huston >>>

 

Future Fundraisers

Surrey Fundraisers organising events throughout the year - follow this link to find out more >>>

 

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Emirates Airline Rugby Long Lunch

Emirates Airline has again generously supported DFFB at this outstanding annual lunch.

Twelve years on we are so grateful for this support which annually gathers over 750 enthusiasts for an afternoon of outstanding entertainment.

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Dan's Fund for Burns :: About us :: Links

The British Burn Association

The British Burn Association

Formed in 1968, the BBA is a National non-profit making organisation which enjoys charitable status.

Membership is not only available to physicians, surgeons, scientists, nurses, members of ancillary medical services and non-medical workers actively engaged in some aspect of the care of the burned patient, but also to persons interested in playing an active part in attempting to reduce the incidence and noxious effect of burning injury.

Children's Burns Trust

Children's Burns Trust

The CBT is a national charity making a positive difference in three ways:
  • Working with others to raise the awareness of burns and scalds including PREVENTION campaigns.
  • Working with NHS professionals to provide direct help and funding for REHABILITATION.
  • Giving direct financial SUPPORT to families and hospitals and providing advice & access to burns related information.
Hot Water Burns Like Fire Campaign

Hot Water Burns Like Fire Campaign

The Hot Water Burns Like Fire campaign was launched on the 14th September by Wakefield MP Mary Creagh with the aim of persuading the Government to introduce legislation to restrict the outlet temperatures for baths to 48°C in England and Wales, regulations which already apply in Scotland.

Every year in the UK around 20 people die and 570 suffer serious scald injuries due to hot bath water, with the under fives and the elderly are most at risk.

Changing Faces

Changing Faces

Disfigurement can affect anyone, at any time or at any age. Changing Faces is a national charity based in the UK that supports and represents people who have disfigurements of the face or body from any cause.

Burns Unit Group Support

Burns Unit Group Support

B.U.G.S. is a small registered charity, founded in May 2000 by burn care staff and an ex-patient, based at the Salisbury District Hospital Burns Unit and serving a large regional area from Swindon to Southampton, Portsmouth and Weymouth, and across to the Isle of Wight and the Channel Islands.

Burn Survivors   Throughout The World

Burn Survivors Throughout The World

The BSTTW is an international, non-profit organization currently working in Africa, Argentina, Canada, Egypt, France, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Hong Kong, India, Iraq, Israel, Mexico, Pakistan, Peru, Slovenia, Spain, Tanzania, the UK, the United States and Viet Nam.

RAFT :: The Restoration of Appearance & Function Trust

The Restoration of Appearance & Function Trust

RAFT is devoted to research and education in reconstructive plastic surgery and burn injury treatment to advance the care of patients.  Our surgeons and scientists share their expertise in a hospital setting to bring results speedily from laboratory to patients.

BSGD :: Multilingual Worldwide Burn Support Groups, Organisations & Burn Camps Database

Burns Support Groups Database

This website was created in 1997 to provide vitally important help for the patient recovery.

It's aim is to bring together people and Support Groups who are prepared to give support to those who have been through the similar experiences, and qualified people who volunteer to help.

Katie Piper Foundation

Katie Piper Foundation

Katie Piper, a 26-year-old woman who was the victim of a vicious acid attack in March 2008 which destroyed her face, her life and her career as she knew it, set up the Katie Piper Foundation to help other burns victims like herself. She aims to support existing burns rehabilitation centres across the UK and introduce similar aftercare treatment that she received as standard in this country. The Foundation also aims to encourage people to accept burns victims and people with disfigurements in our society.

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