Cardiac Arrest Survivor David Jeffery Paul talks to cardiac arrest survivor David Jeffery and his remarkable story of “poacher” turned “gamekeeper”. David talks about his arrest from which he has a unique perspective, the whole thing was captured on CCTV. Following his recovery, David has looked to give back by not only talking about his … Read more
My alarm went off at 5am on 8 July 2018 and I got up and had a breakfast of scrambled eggs and toast in preparation for a 60 mile charity bike ride from Manchester to Blackpool. My cycling partner, Beverley, arrived at my house in Lytham St Annes at 6am and we set off shortly after for Manchester with me driving. I remember none of this.
“So…..basically…what you’re saying is ….go away and come back in a year’s time if you’re still alive?” “Well…yes” “Is that because the paperwork would be horrendous if I pegged it on a call?” “Well…yes” And so went my first attempt, six months after my cardiac-arrest to become a Community First Responder (CFR). CFRs are volunteers … Read more