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I.M.P.S Teacher helps save daughter’s tooth

A teacher was very pleased she had brought children from Sandhills Year 6 on the Oxford I.M.P.S. visit when her daughter was hit in the mouth with a hockey ball and knocked her tooth out. She said “After several years of visiting I.M.P.S. I managed to remember to put the tooth in some milk and […]

A trip to the hospital – John Blandy School, Oxfordshire

On the 24th November, Year 6 went to Abingdon minor injuries to do I.M.P.S.(Injury Minimization programme for schools). When they went they learned how to do CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation), the recovery position and how to prevent injuries. The year 6 looked at pictures of X- rays and then they got their fingers plastered and […]

Choking Mum was saved by son, 12

On the 25th May 2011 Bradford I.M.P.S received a letter from a teacher at Addingham Primary School in Ilkley, West Yorkshire. ‘I thought you would be delighted to know that one of our former pupils, Peter Roberts, put what he learnt with I.M.P.S and Heartstart to very good use and saved his mother’s life earlier […]

Jack helps Dad

Jack Clayton, 11, who experienced I.M.P.S. training with his class from St Cuthbert’s and the First Martyrs Catholic Primary School, Bradford, had to put his skills into action. A week after attending the course at Bradford Royal Infirmary, his father collapsed at home. Jack called 999 and put him into the recovery position when no […]

My Emergency 999 Call

It was a late Saturday night and I was visiting my nanny and grandad at their home in Norfolk. I was getting ready for bed when suddenly my nanny ran quickly into her conservatory. After about five minutes she hadn’t returned to the living room where my sister Kayleigh, my grandad and I were. So […]

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 […]

I.M.P.S. girl helps mum

Hayley from Sonning Common Primary School, Oxfordshire sent us a letter explaining how she helped her mum after her I.M.P.S. visit to the John Radcliffe Hospital: We were getting ready for my dad to come and pick us up to take us to the Henley Show as my mummy was not feeling well. Mum had […]

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 […]

Girl, 11, steps in to save mother

An 11-year old girl has been praised for using first aid to help her mother after she fell down the stairs during a fit.  Aroosah Khan, a year six pupil at St Francis School, Horsepath, Oxford, used skills she learned just two weeks earlier at Oxford’s John Radcliffe hospital, where she and classmates were being […]

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, […]

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