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News Articles: Corporate

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 […]

I.M.P.S. Heroes Corporate Oxfordshire

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 […]

Corporate Oxfordshire

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. 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 through […]

I.M.P.S. Heroes Corporate Oxfordshire

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 […]

I.M.P.S. Heroes Corporate Oxfordshire

Life saving scheme praised

A scheme developed in Oxford for teaching life-saving skills to children was commended in the Commons by Oxford East MP Andrew Smith on Thursday 6th December 2012. The Labour MP weighed in to a debate about the teaching of such skills, and spoke about a programme developed in the city in the 1990s. The debate was […]

Oxfordshire Corporate

10 years of injury prevention training at Bradford

A pioneering child safety scheme based at the Bradford Royal Infirmary which has become the largest programme of its kind in the country has celebrated its’ tenth anniversary. The Injury Minimisation Programme for Schools (I.M.P.S.), which began at the hospital in June 2001, now educates 5,800 primary school pupils a year across the district through […]

Bradford Corporate

Hull I.M.P.S takes part in BBC first aid event

Hull I.M.P.S. takes part in BBC first aid event Linked to the new series of Helicopter Heroes the BBC invited members of the public to come along to a first aid fair in Hull and find out more about first aid. I.M.P.S. were invited to take part to highlight an organisation dedicated to making sure […]

Hull Corporate I.M.P.S. Centres

Safety First

The Guardian Would your child know what to do if a friend was choking, or had fallen off their bike? Lucy Atkins reports on a scheme that takes 10-year-olds into casualty to learn how to avoid accidents and save lives It is 10 am in the accident and emergency department of the John Radcliffe Hospital, […]

Corporate Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. Centres
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Hull I.M.P.S. Deep Down Fun

On 8th February 2005, the IMPS Team (Injury Minimization Programme for Schools) took part in the “Deep Down Fun” event held at The Deep.   Approximately 250 children and young people from schools all over Hull participated. The event was organised to give the children of Hull a chance to voice their opinions on a wide […]

Corporate Hull