Mersey Burns

Mersey Burns is a multi-award winning and free clinical tool for calculating burn area percentages, prescribing fluids using Parkland, background fluids and recording patients' details. It is designed for physicians and runs on the iPad™, iPhone®, iPod touch®, Android™, BlackBerry® PlayBook™ and HTML5 compatible browsers.


  • Winner, Excellence in Mobile Healthcare and overall winner, eHealth Insider Awards 2013
  • Highly Commended, Improving Care with Technology, Health Service Journal Awards 2013
  • Highly Commended, Innovative Mobile App of the Year, BCS UK IT Industry Awards, 2013
  • Highly Commended, Best Use of Mobile Technology in Healthcare, eHealth Insider Awards, 2012
  • Winner, Excellence in Innovation, NHS North West Health Innovation Awards, 2011

Media Coverage



Mersey Burns is regulated as a medical device in the UK by the MHRA. It is actually the first regulated phone app in the UK!

Mersey Burns is badged by the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons, BAPRAS.

The Team

Mersey Burns was written by Chris Seaton, Rowan Pritchard Jones MD FRCS(Plast), and Professor Paul McArthur PhD FRCS(Plast), and is a product of Medicapps Ltd.


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