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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.   

No smoking day. March 8th 2017

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.     

Mannequin challenge.

Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. has joined the mannequin challenge craze. Click here to see what happens during an I.M.P.S. CPR session.

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 […]

Thank you Outdoor Traders Cycle Club.

Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. would like to thank the wonderful Outdoor Traders Cycling Club for their donation of £2775 raised by organising a ride to remember Richard Kell.  Richard, one of their members, tragically died on 23rd August 2016 from injuries he sustained in a crash during the Prudential Ride London 2016 event. 40 members braved the rain […]

Hull I.M.P.S. celebrates 15 years of helping children to save lives

On Tuesday 11th October, I.M.P.S. (Injury Minimisation Programme for Schools), run by City Health Care Partnership CIC (CHCP CIC) celebrated 15 years of helping year 6 pupils to help save lives. The Injury Minimisation Programme for Schools is an innovative health education programme for 10 and 11 year olds that teaches them how to manage […]

Outdoor Traders Cycling Club ride in memory of their friend Richard.

Following a crash during Ride London, OTCC club member and friend, Richard Kell, very sadly died on 23rd August 2016 as a result of his injuries. On Sunday 16th October, the club are organising the OTCC 50-50-50 Ride for Richard: (at least) 50 riders cycling 50 miles and each trying to raise £50 for our chosen […]

Clare swims the channel for I.M.P.S.

Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. trainer Clare Hamer is on target to swim the channel at her local swimming pool. Clare’s target of 1416 lengths/22 miles is set to be achieved by December 4th and she is asking for sponsorship to support I.M.P.S. which is a charity close to her heart. Clare said “I am a trainer for I.M.P.S. […]

“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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