Drowning Prevention Week is the national campaign from the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) and will run between 16 – 26 June 2017. One person drowns every 20 hours in the UK and hundreds more suffer life changing injuries through near drowning. By spreading water safety advice far and wide, Drowning Prevention Week […]
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This year, Child Safety Week takes place from Monday 5th to Sunday 11th June 2017, with the theme Safe children: sharing is caring. Friends, families, communities and professionals are being asked to show they care by playing their part in keeping children safe and sharing their experience and knowledge – not just about the horrors […]
Nilofer Khan, Headteacher from Fir Tree School, Wallingford says, “I am so proud of our children and you and your team should be too” We had our official opening for the defibrillator that the Wallingford Town Council has put in our school for our local community. The Year 6 school councillors were brilliant. When Dick […]
We have just received this email from Glory Farm School in Bicester, Oxfordshire and are delighted that they followed up the government half price AED offer.* “Our year 6 pupils attended I.M.P.S. training in September and were all really impressed with how the AED could save a life and how easy it was to use. […]
Do you know how to save a victim of sudden cardiac arrest? Check and see how you would get on by taking this quiz.
Today is no smoking day and I.M.P.S. is asking you all to inspire a smoke free generation. Click here to make a pledge today.
Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. is supporting road safety week by encouraging people to take the Brake Pledge to become safer drivers. A road safety stall was held in the main concourse of the John Radcliffe Hospital and 100 members of staff and visitors engaged with the team to discuss road safety and safer driving. We managed to […]
Well done to Nottingham I.M.P.S. who have been highlighted as one of the areas of outstanding practice by the Care Quality Commission in its inspection report for Nottingham University Hospital. In the words of the CQC… “We saw several areas of outstanding practice including: The trust was delivering an Injury Minimisation Programme for Schools (I.M.P.S.) in […]
Coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre the celebration sees hundreds of organisations get involved to help promote the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for children and young people. There’s still time for your school to get involved and to think about how to involve children and young people in this important day. […]
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 […]