PC Ben Perrin had a sudden cardiac arrest on the evening of Sunday 17 March, after attending an incident.
While Aneurin and Christopher were heartbroken, Finn, who is on the autistic spectrum, was very angry and found the news difficult to process. On the 9th of June this year alongside SADS and the Basildon Hospital CTC unit we managed to officially complete a world record for the largest gathering of cardiac arrest survivors in one room there were in total.Last summer I travelled to London to meet the people behind the screens of these groups, it was great to finally talk to other normal people like me who have suddenly been affected by a cardiac arrest. The ambulance rushed Emma to the hospital in Haverfordwest, while I followed in the car. Aftercare The missions we attend are often life-changing for our patients. It all happened in just a few seconds, but it felt like a lifetime. After being in an induced coma for three weeks, he is continuing his recovery at home. I spent a week in the intensive care unit at Papworth Hospital before I was brought out of my coma. This brave officer has survived not only with his own determination, but from the professionalism, dedication and care that his colleagues and the NHS gave him. The smallest of things bring so much satisfaction and joy to me now, a smile from my children could simply bring tears to my eyes.
A few weeks before the wedding, we set off on our traditional summer holiday to our favourite campsite in Pembrokeshire. The smallest of things bring so much satisfaction and joy to me now, a smile from my children could simply bring tears to my eyes.
I spent a week in the intensive care unit at Papworth Hospital before I was brought out of my coma. She was diagnosed with an overactive thyroid in and was prescribed medication, but otherwise she was fit and healthy. Cardiac arrest is when the heart suddnely stops beating. First Aid We're aiming to minimise the impact of trauma in the community by providing vital first aid training, so more people can take action if someone nearby suffers a medical emergency.
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On Tuesday 21 May he and his family made a special visit to our headquarters in Portishead to meet — and thank — those who responded to the emergency.
I feel honoured to be alive and believe life is a gift. His police colleagues deserve much praise for their swift actions on the night of his cardiac arrest.
Ben felt unwell after returning to Chipping Sodbury police station.