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Parliament debates water safety on school curriculum

On Monday 12th July 2021, the petitions committee debated the importance of increasing water safety content on the schools curriculum following an e petititon of over 107,000 signatures. You can watch the debate here.  The petition says:  “As a country we see many water-related fatalities every year. We see many more call outs to water […]

Professor Sir Keith Willett

We are proud that our founder and ex chairman Professor Keith Willett has been a awarded a knighthood in the Queens Birthday honours list. Keith  started I.M.P.S. in 1995 and continues to be very supportive to the programme. You can read more about Keith and his achievements here. 

Learn to use a defibrillator

We have all been shocked by the news that Danish footballer Christian Eriksen collapsed during a European Championship match recently. He suffered a sudden cardiac arrest which means that his heart went into an arrhythmia and was unable to beat properly. The immediate treatment for this is Cardiac Compressions (CPR) and the prompt use of […]

Is it an emergency?

For medical advice when it is not a life-threatening emergency, please contact NHS 111 First – before coming to the Emergency Department (A&E). The NHS 111 advisors will assess your needs (or your loved one’s needs), and make a booking with one of our Emergency Departments if necessary. They can also tell you about alternatives to […]

Working in partnership

We always try to work with as many partners as we can as we appreciate all the experts around us. This month we are recommending resources created by all the lovely people we work with. Check out our recommendations on our twitter Facebook and Instagram feeds (and while you are there, please like and follow […]

Free funds for I.M.P.S.

Want to help us raise even more for FREE? Well, now you can just by shopping via Give as you Live Online! When you shop at over 4,000 top stores including John Lewis & Partners, Expedia and Marks & Spencer via Give as you Live Online, they’ll turn a percentage of your spend into free […]

Coronavirus: A book for children.

What is the coronavirus, and why is everyone talking about it? Engagingly illustrated by Axel Scheffler, and read by Hugh Bonneville, this approachable and timely book helps answer these questions and many more, providing children aged 5-10 and their parents with clear and accessible explanations about the coronavirus and its effects – both from a […]