First aid plea from off-duty policeman after teen suffers cardiac arrest in Barnard Castle gym

First aid plea from off-duty policeman after teen suffers cardiac arrest in Barnard Castle gym


CRITICAL: The emergency services including the Great North Air Ambulance Service rushed to the scene at the GlaxoSmithKline gym in Barnard Castle on Tuesday Picture: GNAAS AN off-duty policeman who leapt into action to give a 17-year-old fellow gym-goer CPR has appealed for more people to be first aid trained. Detective Constable Darren Edgar was working out in the GlaxoSmithKline gym, in Barnard Castle , County Durham, when the teenager using the machine next to him suffered a cardiac arrest on Tuesday afternoon.



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