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Boy’s quick and effective action averted life changing skin grafts

We have recently received this email from one of our teachers.  Thanks to I.M.P.S. teaching children emergency life skills, this mother has been saved the anguish and pain of receiving life changing surgery on her face and neck. Notwithstanding the emotional cost that this would bring to herself, family and friends – think of the […]

Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. supporting Road Safety Week. November 20th – 26th 2017

Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. are supporting Road Safety Week 2017. The I.M.P.S. team will be found manning a stall in the main concourse of the John Radcliffe Main Hospital, on Wednesday 22nd November between 10am and 2pm.  Come along, say hello and pledge your support to the Speed Down Save Lives theme for 2017 by having your […]

NHS launches video to keep kids safe this summer

NHS launches video to keep kids safe this summer Commissioners in East Berkshire have launched an online video to keep kids safe in the summer holidays. Called ‘Keep your kids live and kicking this summer’, the video highlights the risks of leaving babies and infants unsupervised near water or open windows, particularly when parents and […]

Dog Bite Prevention Week. 2017

Dog Bite Prevention Week UK begins on June 25th – July 2nd 2017 and aims to highlight the way dog bites can be prevented through heightened awareness and education both of dog owners and members of the public. 77% of dog bites come from a family dog or a friends dog.   You can find […]

Drowning prevention week 16 – 26 June 2017

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 […]

Safe children: sharing is caring.

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 […]

Glory Farm and the AED

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. […]

Take this quiz!

Do you know how to save a victim of sudden cardiac arrest? Check and see how you would get on by taking this quiz.   

Making the Brake pledge for road safety week 2016

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 […]

“I was wearing a helmet that saved my life”

“My life flashed before my eyes” said Richard Branson following his involvement in a cycling accident.  Luckily he was wearing a helmet that saved his life. Read Richards story in his own words here. We always recommend wearing a cycle helmet every time you go out on your bike – it won’t stop you falling […]

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