Election PAM committee

With great gratitude for all the hard work, dedication and commitment over the past years we wish to bid farewell to our team members leaving the committees. As you can imagine, we are in need of new members!

Do you have experience in the burn care setting and a special interest in prevention and or professionals allied to medicine and have the urge to contribute to the team than apply to join our team. Any volunteers can express her/his/their interest with a short introduction and a motivation via mail to Teresa Tredoux teresa.tredoux@nhs.net .

The first selection of candidates will be done by the current committee members and eligible candidates will be invited to the executive meeting during the next congress. Election will take place during the congress -within the respective business meetings of the committees. Eligible candidates will be asked to pitch (during max. 5 minutes) who they are, what they do and why they want to join the committee and what special ideas/skills/views they will use to contribute to the committee. After the candidate presentation a voting (via smartphone) will be done. The committee members will than based on the majority of votes (and taking into account the criteria) elect new members.

For more information about the criteria and election click on the button below

Criteria and election

PAM Committee

What are P.A.M.’s
P.A.M.’s (Professions Allied to Medicine) cover a wide group of non-medical professions, including Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, Psychologists, Dieticians and other professionals associated with burn care.

What is the P.A.M. Committee
The P.A.M. Committee of the EBA consists of representatives from these non-medical groups. Members have been selected to represent a wide range of professions and interests: Rehabilitation, Nursing and Psycho-social issues.

The chairperson of the P.A.M. Committee sits as a member of the executive committee of the EBA, in order to give feedback to, and receive feedback from the executive.

What are the tasks of the Committee

  • To promote communication to all members of the P.A.M. group regarding the activities of the EBA.
  • To encourage members of non-medical professions to play a more active part in the association
  • To promote the exchange of ideas and sharing of knowledge between professions throughout Europe
  • To stimulate the exchange of personnel between units
  • To promote and assist with co-ordination of research programs Involvement in the organisation of scientific meetings,
    particularly specific P.A.M. sessions/teaching courses/workshop
  • To encourage P.A.M. members to submit abstracts for presentation at congresses.
  • Selection and judging of P.A.M. papers
  • Involvement in working party establishing standardisation of burn care throughout Europe

Further information
If you have a question about the PAM Committee or are interested in becoming involved in the Committee, please contact any member of the Committee or use our contact page.

We look forward to hearing from you.

PAM committee: Renat (OT Switzerland), Anita (Aftercare nurse the Netherlands), Teresa (Lead nurse UK, chair of this committee), Jill (PT Belgium), Helma (paediatric ICU nurse the Netherlands) and Anna (nurse Finland). Christine (ICU nurse specialist Switzerland — she is not in the picture, because she took the picture). Guila (psychologist Spain) was not at the meeting.