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...

February 21 2017

SPECIAL NOTICE...

The University of Birmingham is looking for people to take part in an online discussion group about scar management therapy.

If you would like to be involved, and are aged 16 or over, or have worn within the last 2 years, or are still wearing pressure garments to treat burn injuries, and/or using massage/creaming, please follow this link to download the details >>>

February 9 2017

Swimming Opportunity in London...

Sylvia, a member of the London Adult Burns Support Group, has been working hard to create opportunities for people with burns, scars and appearance differences to go swimming in a relaxed, welcoming environment without fear of being judged by others.

Her hard work is paying off; she is close to agreeing a deal with a leisure company, with pools in London, to host the group and, depending on the level of interest and success, it may be possible to expand to other locations and frequency.

Please contact her at sylvia@lovedisfigure.com for more information, updates, any questions and to register your interest.

Even if you are not a confident swimmer, Sylvia is a trained instructor and may well be able to support you in building your confidence in water.

January 11 2017

SPECIAL NOTICE...

DFFB is assisting a doctoral thesis, by the University of Sheffield, into the effectiveness of online self-help intervention for adults with visible skin difference, including burns and scarring, by adding the link to the relevant questionnaire on its website.

For the avoidance of doubt, DFFB is not involved in any other way with this thesis or the work and activities in relation to it.

If you would like to know more about this initiative or be involved, please follow this link >>>

January 11 2017

100+ Club December 2016 Prize Draw has taken place - to find out who the winners were follow this link >>>

October 18 2016

Our 2016 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 >>>

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 >>>

UK Burn Support Network Project

DFFB is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Jennifer Fitt as "UK Burn Support Network Project Manager".

Further to the Support Group Study of 2013, Danís Fund for Burns (DFFB) is now working towards establishing a UK-wide Burn Support Network.

DFFB would encourage all those in the UK Burns World who have ideas, and experience, related to Adult Support including Burn Survivors, Burn Service Staff & other charitable organisations supporting Burn Survivors, to contact Jennifer >>>

We look forward to your cooperation in the interest of moving this much needed facility quickly into reality.

 

To download the study report 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 - 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 :: Want to help? :: 100+ Club

In order to raise regular income and give participants a bit of fun we decided to start a monthly prize draw, the first of which took place at the end of April 2004.

Open to 100+ Club members only, winners are drawn monthly, notified personally and their names are published here - a full list of all the winners for the past year is sent out by post each January.

Members of the 100+ Club can buy one or more shares, priced at £12.00 per share per annum, payable only by completing the 100+ Club Form & Standing Order Form.

If you would like to join the 100+ Club simply download and complete the 100+ Club Form & Standing Order Form and return it as per the instructions contained.

 

If you prefer you can request a copy of the form directly from:

     Rosemary Derby

     Red Tiles

     4 Dagden Road

     SHALFORD

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Prize Draw Results for 2017
Month 1st Prize 2nd Prize 3rd Prize 4th Prize
January Peter & Mary Sedgwick Clare Jenkinson Peter Sechiari Rosemary Harrison
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Prize Draw results for previous years are available in the 100+ Club Prize Draw Archive.

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