Mersey Burns is a free clinical tool for calculating burn area percentages, prescribing fluids using Parkland, background fluids and recording patients' details. It was developed by specialist and consultant plastic surgeons and experts in burns management.

Mersey Burns is regulated in the UK by the MHRA and is CE marked for conformance as a medical device.

In 2011 Mersey Burns won an Excellence in Innovation prize at the NHS North West Health Innovation Awards. It has been presented at the British Burns Association and the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons and covered by BBC online, TV, radio, the Daily Mirror, the Universities of Manchester and Liverpool and countless technology and medical professional news sources.

What’s New

Version 1.6.4

Fixed an issue with dark mode.

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Cam2201 ,


This app is brilliant! As an EMT I went to a gas cylinder explosion yesterday, this app was so helpful in working the total percentage of burns, was so easy to use and it worked it all out for me!

Mrscav ,

Life saving

Just heard about this in the radio. It's an app that tells you how much fluid to give a person after a burns accident. It's the same programme as what's used in hospitals. Hopefully I'll never have to use it.

dr.narch ,

Excellent work

Easy to use, very functional app which will be of great clinical use and demonstrates the altruism one always hopes to see in medicine. Thank you

App Privacy

The developer, St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

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The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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