Setting up a training course to improve care for burn and plastic surgery patients

Nurs Times. 2009 Nov 3-9;105(43):22-3.


The National Burn Care Review recommended that the care of all inpatient burn injuries should be provided by specialists trained in burn care. This article outlines an initiative by The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals Foundation Trust to deliver a university accredited course for practitioners in its burn service.

MeSH terms

  • Burns / therapy*
  • Humans
  • Quality of Health Care*
  • Surgery, Plastic*