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 […]
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Have a look at this British Red Cross 360 film showing hazards in a kitchen. It’s always a good idea for everyone to think about the everyday dangers in the home. How many did you get right?
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 […]
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 […]
It’s child safety week and with many families under pressure and strain during lockdown, it is even more important to be aware of safety around the home and garden. The Child Accident Prevention Trust has put together a whole safety package of information and resources for parents. You can download the parents pack here.
Long Furlong school have really been in the news recently. It all started with a normal I.M.P.S. visit to Abingdon Community Hospital for Mrs Foster’s year 6 class. You can read all about their visit here. The children learnt emergency life skills including how to put someone in the recovery position. Then, back at school, […]
We have had some brilliant letters from the children at Stonesfield School in Oxfordshire. They all gave some really positive feedback about what they had learnt during their I.M.P.S. visit to Witney Community Hospital. I feel that the training would really help in future situations where I might need to save someone’s life. We enjoyed […]
We are thrilled to announce the Proud to be an I.M.P.S. School Award. Every school that completes 3 elements of I.M.P.S. is presented the “Proud to be an I.M.P.S. School” award and can use the logo on their website or letterhead. The 3 elements are: complete the online evaluation quiz before the visit attend the […]
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 […]
We have been told by the teacher at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School in Banbury that two year 6 children found a syringe in a local park. This is what she says “They were carrying the card given to them at I.M.P.S. and they phoned the number on the card to report the incident. They […]