Dr Amber Young has been a consultant paediatric anaesthetist in Bristol since 1999. She is clinical lead at the Bristol Children’s Burn Centre, was paediatric lead for the South West UK Burn Care Network, Chair of the British Burn Association and chair of the Burn Care Clinical Reference Group until 2016.
She has been involved with paediatric burn care for more than 18 years. She is clinical lead for a five year paediatric burns research programme awarded in July 2012. She is also the clinical lead for collaborative research between the University of Bath and the Children’s Burns Research Centre relating to point of care diagnosis of burn wound infection using smart dressings which has attracted a substantial MRC grant. She has recently started a four year NIHR Doctoral Fellowship to achieve a Core Outcome Set for consistent reporting of burn care outcomes in randomised controlled trials.