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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
“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 […]
A team of 20 brave souls hung out on Sunday at the hospital abseil, John Radcliffe Hospital to raise funds for Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. The weather was kind, the supporters enthusiastic and Radio Cherwell was on hand to play inspiring music. Team member Associate Chief Nurse Mark Statham said, “My son Angus had a fantastic experience […]
Thats Oxfordshire TV came along to Witney Community Hospital to take part in an I.M.P.S. visit recently and you can watch the film they made here. Thank you to Lynnie our fantastic trainer, the children from Queen Emma’s Primary School and Amy our I.M.P.S. co-ordinator for their contribution.
We recently received this letter from one of the I.M.P.S. students in Hull and this is Wills story in his own words. “Hello, It’s Will and I would like to tell you a story about when I had to call an ambulance. On Monday last week after school I went to the local skate park and […]
Please join our team of intrepid abseilers on June 19th and help raise funds for Oxfordshire I.M.P.S. All the funds raised are used to teach local children emergency life skills. Click here for more information and here to download an entry form.
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 […]