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Jasmine’s daughter was 3½ when she sustained a burn injury to her abdomen when she reached onto a countertop and pulled down a cup of boiling water. Jasmine describes feeling upset and guilty about the incident, though believes the passing…

  • Background

    Jasmine is 35 years old. She is married and has a daughter. Her ethnicity is Indian.

  • Holly

    Holly’s son was 2 months old when he was burnt after his skin was accidentally touched by a hot dummy holder. Her son’s burn did not heal properly at first because of cow’s milk protein allergy.

  • Background

    Holly is a teacher. She lives with her husband and their two children aged 5 and 2. Her ethnicity is White British.

  • Chris X

    Chris’s daughter sustained a burn to the palm of her hand after she touched the counter of an electric hob which was hot. He felt a sense of “immense guilt” because of the burn.

  • Background

    Chris lives with his wife and their two children. His ethnicity is White British.

  • Sex/Gender Male
  • Catherine

    Catherine’s son was 14 months old when he was burnt after touching a hot BBQ. She took him to A&E but was told they would need to attend an appointment at a specialist burns centre. Catherine found that talking about…

  • Background

    Catherine is 30 years old. She is an emergency service worker. She lives with her husband and their two children. Her ethnicity is White British.

  • Age at interview 30
  • Amy and Chris Y

    2 years ago their 13 year old son, William, sustained burns to his legs and feet when he accidentally spilled a pan of boiling water over himself whilst cooking. William was interviewed with his parents.

  • Background

    Amy is 47 years old and is a tax manager. Chris is 50 years old and works in I.T. They are married and live with their children. Their ethnicity is...

  • Abi

    Abi’s son was 18 months old when he was burnt a hot cup of tea was accidentally spilt onto his chest. At the time of the burn Abi was not with her son, she remembers panicking when she received a…

  • Background

    Abi is 28 years old and has two children aged 8 and 3. Her ethnicity is White British.

  • Age at interview 28