John Sockett, Hampton Dean Road, Hereford, is so grateful for the help when he fell (From Hereford Times)
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John Sockett, Hampton Dean Road, Hereford, is so grateful for the help when he fell
8:00am Tuesday 7th August 2012 in Letters
WHILE walking over Quarry Road towards Church Road about seven weeks ago, I suffered a fainting attack and fell over on the pavement.
Immediately two women and a man came to my rescue and called a paramedic. They stayed with me and kept me comfortable until the medic arrived. They then helped the medic to lift me and put me into her vehicle. The medic then took me home and helped me into my house.
I had a second fainting attack when my wife and I went down to see the royal train arrive. Again, two women came to my aid and a traffic warden called an ambulance.
I was taken to A&E where I received the best of care, and my wife was assured all was under control.
I would therefore like to offer my heartfelt thanks to all those wonderful ladies and gentlemen who looked after me so well.
I’m sorry to say the two ladies at the train station may have spoilt their chance of seeing the Queen because, despite my inviting them to follow the crowd, they insisted on staying with my wife and I until the ambulance arrived.
How wonderful a gesture was that?
JOHN SOCKETT, Hampton Dean Road, Hereford.