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Anti bullying week November 16th – 20th

This year Anti-Bullying Week is from 16th – 20th November and is supported by Barclays. The theme is ‘Make a Noise about bullying’. The key aim is to encourage children and young people to make a noise about bullying, whether it’s happening to them or to someone else, face-to-face or online. 30% of 6 – […]

Alert a first aider via the GoodSam app – download it now

The  GoodSAM scheme alerts nearby registered first aiders of an emergency situation and also will contact the emergency services once it is activated.  It works through an App which can be downloaded here and can alert qualified help in a life threatening emergency situation where every second counts. Find out more about the scheme here and watch […]

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 […]

Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. wins national award

Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. win national award

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.

‘I was so impressed…….’ says Andy from SCAS

Following a recent visit to Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. Andy and Monica who both work at South Central Ambulance Service sent us these very positive feedback comments. “I was so impressed to see classes of school children being taught how to call 999, do CPR and even use a defibrillator. They even toured the A&E department and […]

Rhodri makes the call

Rhodri Jones is 13 years old and a pupil at Woodeaton  Manor Special School called 999 after he found a man collapsed at a bus stop. Rhodri, who often finds speaking difficult, remembered being taught what to do in an emergency and called for an ambulance. He went through the I.M.P.S. programme three years ago, at […]

Quality award presented to Oxfordshire I.M.P.S.

I.M.P.S. is very proud to have been presented with an accreditation award from the Laser Alliance which is hosted by RoSPA. This award recognises the educational excellence and quality of I.M.P.S. Lynn Pilgrim, I.M.P.S. Manager said ’we are delighted to be the only Oxfordshire Child Safety Education provider to be accredited  and we will continue […]

Lily saves the day

Ten year old Lily Chorley put her I.M.P.S. skills into action when her little sister began to choke recently. Lily says ‘I gave her 5 back blows as I had learnt that this was the right thing to do when I was at I.M.P.S. training in Witney.  We called NHS Direct (111).  They put us […]

Nicole keeps calm

Ten year old Nicole Faux from West Kidlington Primary School kept very calm when her mother recently suffered a nasty injury to her hand at home. Nicole says ‘I was able to help her because I knew what to do because of the I.M.P.S course. I told my mummy to keep her arm up to stop […]

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