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“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 […]

Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. is 20 years old!

Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. celebrated it’s 20th anniversary with the help of Andrew Smith MP, the Deputy Lord Mayor of Oxford, Councillor Colin Cook, the children from Wood Farm Primary School, members of the team past and present and many friends and supporters. Following the I.M.P.S. hospital visit the children joined everyone for a lunch (including fabulous […]

Jandelle comes to the rescue

Jandelle Shaw, 11, used her new-found first aid skills to help a teacher when she was taken ill Jandelle Shaw rushed to the rescue of Anna Szaskiewicz when she was taken ill and fainted during a break time at Oasis Academy Aspinal, in Gorton, Manchester. Eleven-year-old Jandelle sprung into action by breaking the teacher’s fall, placing her […]

Teacher uses I.M.P.S. Skills to save pupil

Sarah Briggs a teacher at Bude Primary School in Hull swiftly leapt into action recently when one of her pupils was choking. Here is the story in Sarah’s own words. ‘At the Christmas party, I happened to look across the classroom and noticed a pupil, who was coughing. I kept watching her and she was […]

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Children’s views on safety in the home

RoSPA joined forces with the Children’s Parliament in Scotland to carry out research entitled Home Free to raise awareness of children’s rights in relation to staying safe in the home. Elizabeth Lumsden, RoSPA’s community safety manager in Scotland, said: “Accidents and unintentional injuries in the home remain one of the main causes of hospital admissions and deaths of children. “We carried out […]

And the winner is……..

Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. won the Heart Safe Not for Profit Business of the year 2014 Award on Thursday 2nd October.

Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. shortlisted for UK Heart Safe awards

      Great news for Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. who have been short-listed for the UK Heart Safe awards in the Not for Profit Business of the Year category.  Click here to see the short-list.  Fingers crossed!