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News Articles: Safety

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Child safety week. June 1st – 7th 2020

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.  

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Advice from a Thames Valley Police Officer about Domestic Abuse

Domestic abuse can affect and harm a lot of people. In this video, PC Massie gives advice on what to do if you are affected by domestic situations and how we they help. https://www.facebook.com/thamesvp/videos/235564907514493/ Useful links: Fearless: www.fearless.org/ Childline: www.childline.org.uk/ Victim Support: www.victimsupport.org.uk/ The Hideout: thehideout.org.uk/ YoungMinds: youngminds.org.uk/find-help/feelings-and-symptoms/abuse/ More advice šŸ‘‰ bit.ly/35rm4uZ    

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I.M.P.S. is still working hard.

We may not be able to deliver any practical I.M.P.S. sessions at the moment, but everyone at I.M.P.S. is still working very hard to send out safety messages. It is important that while you are all staying at home to avoid the Coronavirus, you should also make sure that all of your family keep safe […]

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Long Furlong School on the air

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, […]

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