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Burns Rehabilitation Survey

Can you help one of our volunteers with her project on burns rehabilitation by completing this quick survey? https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/68D7HSC (This is not a KPF research project.  If you need support please check out the Get Help section of this website) Thank you!

KPF Weekend Event 2017

We held our 2017 Weekend Event at the end of September.  We had 60 guests this year – all adults affected by burn injuries and their family/friends/partners.  Activities included: Cupcake decorating A talk on confidence from Katie Piper Preview of Trial By Fire – a documentary from Terry Dunnage – https://www.facebook.com/TerryDunnageFoundation/...
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When friends inspire us to climb mountains!

Thoughts may be turning to spring, but here at The Katie Piper Foundation, we’re still happy to be reminded of snowcapped mountains when we think of what Grace Thorne achieved. She trekked Mount Kilimanjaro as a sponsored challenge back in February. Her efforts won’t be forgotten! Inspired by her good...
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National Blowdry Day!

National Blow Dry Day has chosen The Katie Piper Foundation to be their charity of the year.  The special day which celebrates confidence takes place on Friday 28th July.  No preparation or planning is needed!  We are asking hairdressers and salons to raise funds through donating their tips for the...
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Ideal Home Show – Manchester

The Katie Piper Foundation are the charity of the year at the Ideal Home Show Manchester again this year!  Katie Piper and friends will be at the show on Thursday 8th June – sharing their tips on self esteem.  Please come along and look out for our collections tins and buckets!...
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Residential Burn and Scar Rehabilitation Centre

Following successful pilots in 2016 and 2017 and a development phase in early 2018, our residential burn and scar rehabilitation centre will be getting off the ground in 2018.  More information on this will follow in the coming months.   If you or someone you know has a burn injury, or...
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Burns Awareness Day

KPF is reminding people of the importance of administering the right first aid for burns and scalds, as part of National Burns Awareness Day on 19 October. It is estimated that around 300 people a day are seen with a burn in A&E departments across England and Wales. While most...
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British Burns Association Annual Conference 2016

KPF was well represented at the Annual Conference of The British Burns Association in Newcastle in May. There was an open meeting of the publishing team of KPF’s academic journal Scars, Burns and Healing. In addition, KPF presented two posters: “Analysis of 724 approaches to a national charity for help...
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