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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
Harmony is an autism assistance dog and recently attended an I.M.P.S. session at the Horton Hospital in Banbury with Eddie her owner. Eddies head teacher said “Eddie loved visiting with Harmony and was proud of the fact that this was quite a new experience for the I.M.P.S. team. Harmony gave him confidence and mobile support […]
PICTURE the scenario. You come out of your local Sainsbury’s with your shopping and walk back to your car. En route you see your neighbour collapsed on the floor. What do you do? Well, Year 6 children from Fernwood Junior School in Wollaton now know exactly what to do, thanks to a scheme called the […]