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Road safety week. November 19th – 25th 2023.

I.M.P.S. is proud to support the BRAKE Road Safety Week 2023. Every year, thousands of schools, organisations and communities get involved to shout out for our right to make safe and healthy journeys every day. This year the emphasis is on being aware of your speed and saving lives. We have delivered a road safety […]

Defibrillators on all tubes in London.

To mark World Restart a Heart Day The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced that all London Underground, Overground stations and Dial-a-Ride vehicles now have life-saving public access defibrillators available to be used if a passenger suffers cardiac arrest. Cardiac arrest is when a person’s heart stops beating and stops pumping blood and oxygen […]

Sadiq Khan and a defibrillator

New look for I.M.P.S. quiz

For many years I.M.P.S. has been evaluating the children’s skills and knowledge pre and post intervention with I.M.P.S. We do this with an online quiz which tests what the children know before and after their visit to I.M.P.S.  We have found that their knowledge increases by an average of 15% following the I.M.P.S. visit.  This […]

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Have you always wanted to run in the London Marathon?

If running a marathon is on your bucket list then I.M.P.S. can offer you a place in the London Marathon 2024. Please fill out this form to register your interest and we will get back to you ASAP.  

marathon runner poster

I.M.P.S. is back!

What a great week! Since covid stopped us in our tracks back in March 2020, we have been unable to deliver our programme in a hospital setting as intended. We managed to continue getting the I.M.P.S. messages out there via online lessons to start with. Then we gradually moved up our recovery plan to delivering […]

group of children outside hospital

I.M.P.S. heads to the South Atlantic

We are thrilled to welcome our new affiliated school all way from the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic Ocean. One of their teachers, Tim Mean was involved with I.M.P.S. when he taught in Oxfordshire and he was keen to transfer the programme for his students in the islands. He has sent us a update […]

image of children doing the recovery position in the Falkland Islands

Safety on the railways

With summer here and young people playing outside and having adventures, we want to highlight the dangers of playing near or on the railway. You may have heard the tragic story of Harrison Ballantyne who lost his life when he was electrocuted by overhead power cables after straying into a rail freight depot to retrieve […]

Child Safety Week

We are delighted to be supporting Child Safety Week which runs from Monday 5th June – Sunday 11th June 2023! Child Safety Week is the Child Accident Prevention Trust’s annual community education campaign, acting as the catalyst for thousands of safety conversations and activities UK-wide. This Year’s theme is ‘Safety Made Simple’ Accidents often happen when there’s […]

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Drowning Prevention Week

It’s drowning prevention week from the 17th – 24th June. Drowning Prevention Week’s (DPW’s) mission is to help everybody across the UK and Ireland, enjoy water, safely.  We at I.M.P.S. fully support this aim and think that learning about the dangers of water is very important for everyone.  Throughout the summer, the risk to public […]

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Dogs and children

Sadly there are far too  many dog attacks on members of the public. The Dogs Trust has put together information about dog safety and the Child Accident Prevention Trust is promoting this as part of Child Safety Week (June 5th – 11th 2023.)  You can download a dog safety fact sheet and lots of other […]

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