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

Latest News...

July 26 2018

100+ Club June 2018 Prize Draw has taken place - to find out who the winners were follow this link >>>

October 22 2017

Our 2017 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 >>>

Dans Fund is proud to have supported Sylvie Mac on her @lovedisfigure swimwear launch

She is making waves, promoting inclusivity in the fashion industry, so watch out big brands and leisure centres, she's coming for you...!

Take a look for yourself - follow this link www.swimwear365.co.uk >>>

Hello Again website

Read about this exciting new project, sponsored by Dan's Fund for Burns, and browse the associated website.

Designed to support young people transitioning from children's burns services, the site aims to provide a helpful source of information for these young people, their parents/carers and health professionals alike.

Take a look at the Feature Article on our Home page, and read some more on our Current News page >>>

London Support Group

 

For details please go to Support Groups >>>

To take a look at the latest news concerning Dan's Fund for Burns recent activities and projects follow this link >>>

ADULT BURN SUPPORT UK

The Adult Burn Support UK website brings together the most helpful resources and information available to burned adults, families and friends, burns practitioners and anyone else interested.

Burn Professionals and Burn Survivors have provided advice and input and contributed to the content of the site for which Dan's Fund for Burns is extremely grateful - to access the site and see what's available, please follow this link >>>

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Fundraising News...

Charitable Bookings

DFFB has recently signed up to Charitable Bookings and, for those of you who enjoy eating out, if you make your reservations through Charitable Bookings, £1 per person goes to the Charity of your choice.

At the same time, IF you have a favourite Restaurant and find it's not listed, if you let Charitable Bookings know they will approach the Restaurant to see if they would be willing to participate.

We will shortly be issued with special cards with the DFFB logo and information - if you would like to have some of these, please contact us at info@dansfundforburns.org

Fundraisers

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

 

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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.
Care of Burns in Scotland (COBIS)

Care of Burns in Scotland (COBIS)

The MCNs for Care of Burns in Scotland(COBIS) was launched in April 2007, and the mission of the MCN is to ensure that patients who suffer serious burn injury in Scotland:

  • Are treated at an appropriate centre
  • Are transported safely and expeditiously to that centre
  • Receive a standard of care for burn patients irrespective of where they live
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.

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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