Burns

Scalding and burns caused by contact with domestic systems is on the rise

Following the release of the latest NHS Digital statistics for burns and scalding, Kevin Wellman, CEO of the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) highlights the significant risk to public health and the cost to the NHS: The recent report reflects instances of scalding and burns caused by contact with domestic systems between […]

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Hospital admissions for burn injuries skyrocketing – Warns CIPHE

The Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) is offering stark warnings to both Government and householders this National Burn Awareness Day, as the number of contact burns from heating appliances skyrockets by 25% and scalding incidents from taps rise by 9%. The NHS Digital Hospital Episode Statistics for England 2019-2020 show: Admissions for burn injuries […]

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