Mass Casualty/Major Incident

The South West Burns Clinical Network has been working with the National Burns Network Group and NHS England in developing plans for a response to a mass casualty burns incident or Major Incident.

Mass Casualty Plans can be found here:

NHS Concept of Operations for the Management of Mass Casualties and Burns Annex

Burn Incident Response Team (BIRT)

Training for BIRT Volunteers can be found on the Health Education England Learning Hub: BIRT Catalogue  - Please note that you can use your e-Learning for Health log-in or register on the Learning Hub.

You will find all the documents you require for BIRT deployment within this BIRT Learning Hub.

For use by Specialised Burn Services: BIRT Information Pack 2023