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Hull schoolboy’s First Aid training saves cousin from choking

Bailey-James Watson, 10, used First Aid training taught at school by City Health Care Partnership CIC’s I.M.P.S. (Injury Minimisation Programme in Schools) team to save his four-year-old cousin from choking. Bailey is a pupil at Thorpepark Academy in Hull and, along with the rest of his class, had the training in October 2018. Then at […]

#RestartAHeart day

European Restart a Heart day takes place on Monday 16th October. Restart a Heart Day is an annual initiative which aims to train as many people as possible in CPR in one day, so that more people know these life saving skills. Oxford, Nottingham, Hull and Manchester I.M.P.S. will be proud to support restart a […]

Hull I.M.P.S. celebrates 15 years of helping children to save lives

On Tuesday 11th October, I.M.P.S. (Injury Minimisation Programme for Schools), run by City Health Care Partnership CIC (CHCP CIC) celebrated 15 years of helping year 6 pupils to help save lives. The Injury Minimisation Programme for Schools is an innovative health education programme for 10 and 11 year olds that teaches them how to manage […]

“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 […]

Please donate the price of a sandwich to help I.M.P.S.

All  of the I.M.P.S. centres are working together to ask our supporters to donate the price of a sandwich (or a posh coffee) to our joint justgiving page. We urgently need to re-develop our online evaluation quiz as technology has left it behind and it’s no longer supported on the devices used in schools. It’s […]

Sashka saves brother from choking

Hull I.M.P.S recently took part in the annual Rock Challenge Event – market stall networking, BLS refresher for the pupils and a chance for to follow-up on pupils I.M.P.S training Sashka – a year 6 pupil from Francis Askew Primary in Hull had completed her I.M.P.S. training a few weeks before the event held in […]

25,000 children over 14 years! Hull I.M.P.S. achievement.

A programme teaching schoolchildren in Hull about emergency first aid will  train its 25 thousandth child today. The Injury Minimization Programme for Schools has been running for Year Six pupils in the city since 2001. Today, it was children from Gillshill Primary learning about how to put someone in the recovery position, perform CPR and […]

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 […]

I.M.P.S. boy helps his sister

In November, Hull I.M.P.S. received a letter from a teacher at one of the schools who had been on the programme. ‘Last year one of our Yr 6 pupils used his I.M.P.S. training in a  very positive way when his older sister experienced a seizure in the shower and fainted. Straight away he calmly ensured she was in the recovery […]

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 […]

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