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Boy’s quick and effective action averted life changing skin grafts

We have recently received this email from one of our teachers.  Thanks to I.M.P.S. teaching children emergency life skills, this mother has been saved the anguish and pain of receiving life changing surgery on her face and neck. Notwithstanding the emotional cost that this would bring to herself, family and friends – think of the […]

30,000 and counting!

Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. has reached the target of teaching 30,000 children how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Amber is a pupil at SS Philip and James in Oxford and she attended an I.M.P.S. session with her class recently.  Little did she know that morning that she would be chosen as our poster girl to […]

photograph of 30,000 pupil

Safe children: sharing is caring.

This year, Child Safety Week takes place from Monday 5th to Sunday 11th June 2017, with the theme Safe children: sharing is caring. Friends, families, communities and professionals are being asked to show they care by playing their part in keeping children safe and sharing their experience and knowledge – not just about the horrors […]

“I am so proud of our children”

Nilofer Khan, Headteacher from Fir Tree School, Wallingford says, “I am so proud of our children and you and your team should be too” We had our official opening for the defibrillator that the Wallingford Town Council has put in our school for our local community. The Year 6 school councillors were brilliant.  When Dick […]

Glory Farm and the AED

We have just received this email from Glory Farm School in Bicester, Oxfordshire and are delighted that they followed up the government half price AED offer.* “Our year 6 pupils attended I.M.P.S. training in September and were all really impressed with how the AED could save a life and how easy it was to use. […]

Mannequin challenge.

Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. has joined the mannequin challenge craze. Click here to see what happens during an I.M.P.S. CPR session.

“I was wearing a helmet that saved my life”

“My life flashed before my eyes” said Richard Branson following his involvement in a cycling accident.  Luckily he was wearing a helmet that saved his life. Read Richards story in his own words here. We always recommend wearing a cycle helmet every time you go out on your bike – it won’t stop you falling […]

Thats Oxfordshire TV have an I.M.P.S. visit

Thats Oxfordshire TV came along to Witney Community Hospital to take part in an I.M.P.S. visit recently and you can watch the film they made here. Thank you to Lynnie our fantastic trainer, the children from Queen Emma’s Primary School and Amy our I.M.P.S. co-ordinator for their contribution.

“I know what to do” says Will

We recently received this letter from one of the I.M.P.S. students in Hull and this is Wills story in his own words. “Hello, It’s Will and I would like to tell you a story about when I had to call an ambulance. On Monday last week after school I went to the local skate park and […]

Disaster strikes on a short bike ride

Carolyn has shared this story with us to reinforce the message about wearing a cycle helmet even for short journeys. “I left my home at 08:55am on a Sunday morning to travel to church on my bike which is a 3 minute journey. In a rush as usual I wrapped the bike lock around the stem […]