This site has been optimized to work with modern browsers and does not fully support your version of Internet Explorer.

News (Safety)rss feed

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 👉 bit.ly/35rm4uZ    

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 […]

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, […]

I.M.P.S. goes to the wall.

Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. recently had a boost when their flash cards were put up on the builders hoardings around the new emergency department refurbishment building works recently. Mo, who works for McLaughlin and Harvey Ltd the construction company who are undertaking the works at the John Radcliffe Hospital  suggested to Tracey one of the I.M.P.S. trainers […]

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 […]

Year 6 children look sharp!

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 […]

Harriers Academy – working in partnership for safer roads.

We are really impressed with Harriers Academy for working with Thames Valley Police in Banbury to educate parents about dangerous parking during school drop off and pick up times. This is really I.M.P.S. in action – young people being empowered to take responsibility for risk management and awareness. Keep up the good work and let […]

” I have supported I.M.P.S. for over 10 years”

Finmere CE Primary School recently visited the Horton Hospital in Banbury for their I.M.P.S. visit.  Have a look at their  facebook page and see what they got up to during the morning. Their teacher said “As a year 6 teacher I have supported I.M.P.S. for over 10 years. It remains relevant and important and every […]

An important “hands on” activity…

Here are some recent comments we have had from teachers showing how much I.M.P.S. is valued by the community. “An important “hands on” experience. Appropriately pitched for year 6 as the children approach secondary and greater independence it is important to have and revise these life skills”  Teacher, The Batt School, Witney, Oxon “Children remember […]

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 […]

Copyright 2020 © Injury Minimization Programme for Schools.
Designed and built by Web @ OUH
DEBUG