Sue Sieger from Dorset
part of a voluntary organisation provides an opportunity to learn
and give to others. I joined St John Ambulance because I
wanted to put my first aid skills into practice.
My most gratifying duty was at Bournemouth Air Show.
There was a cardiac arrest during the Red Arrows
display. Working with a paramedic, there was an urgency to
get the patient to hospital. Using my local knowledge, I was able
to get out of Bournemouth via bus lanes and back roads and we
managed to get to the local A&E department within four
The paramedic’s praises in saving this woman’s life made
me feel so proud to be a part of such a worthy cause.’