For minor burns and scalds, cool the burn with running cool tap water for 20 minutes if within 3 hours of burn injury. Do not apply ice, butter or toothpaste. Remove any clothing, jewellery or nappies.
Call for help - NHS 111 or local GP for advice. In an emergency dial 999
Cover the cooled burn with loose clingfilm or a clean, non-fluffy cloth. Keep the patient warm
Further help and advice on treating minor burn injuries, can be found at the NHS Choices website
The LSEBN has published a Guideline on Burns First Aid and Prevention.