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From party piece to saving a life….

One of our Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. trainers contacted us recently to tell us about her son-in-law. Here is what she said…. “I’ve just had a message from my daughter that her husband was able to use the recovery position on someone who had an epileptic seizure in a shop yesterday and subsequently posted his thanks for […]

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 […]

“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 […]

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 […]

Jandelle comes to the rescue

Jandelle Shaw, 11, used her new-found first aid skills to help a teacher when she was taken ill Jandelle Shaw rushed to the rescue of Anna Szaskiewicz when she was taken ill and fainted during a break time at Oasis Academy Aspinal, in Gorton, Manchester. Eleven-year-old Jandelle sprung into action by breaking the teacher’s fall, placing her […]

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 […]

Woodeaton Manor Farmer’s Market Fundraising Triumph

Students from Woodeaton Manor School presented a donation of £145 to Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. today. Rhodri Jones, Daniel Horne and Cain Downton recently ran a stall at Headington Farmers Market selling home made cakes and chutneys as part of their GCSE course. Rhodri Jones (pictured middle) who has used his I.M.P.S. skills to make a 999 phone […]

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 […]