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Paramedic shows CPR method which saved cricketer

After a cricketer was saved by other players when he suffered a heart attack on the pitch in Nottinghamshire, this demonstration from the East Midlands Ambulance service shows exactly how to do the same.

Ian Wakefield was batting for Rolleston CC when he collapsed, before three opponents used CPR until an ambulance arrived.

Watch the video above to see how to perform CPR.

Cricketer reunited with opponents who saved his life

Cricketer Ian Wakefield has been reunited with three members of an opposing team who kept him alive after he had a heart attack on the pitch.

Ian was batting for Rolleston CC when he collapsed. Three members of the opposition from Sawley and Long Eaton Park used CPR to keep him alive until an ambulance arrived.

Paramedics say the men saved his life.

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Sally Bee becomes Ambassador for Heart Research UK

A television chef and presenter who suffered three heart attacks says becoming an Ambassador for Heart Research UK is one of her proudest moments.

Sally Bee, who lives in Statford-on-Avon, has been at Birmingham Children's Hospital speaking to others about her experiences.

James Clark reports.

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Aston Villa heart attack victim's daughter thanks fans

Steve Haden, 57, suffered a heart attack at the Aston Villa game on Tuesday

The daughter of Steve Haden the man who suffered a heart attack at the Aston Villa v Bradford game on Tuesday night has thanked everyone who helped to save his life.

Natalie Haden has given her thanks to all of the the fans, medics and club officials who acted quickly to help her 57-year-old dad.

She added that she may never see any of those who helped her dad again but wants them to know how hugely grateful she is.

Steve is currently in a stable condition and awaiting triple-heart bypass surgery.

Man recovers after being clinically dead for an hour

A heart attack victim who was clinically dead for more than an hour is recovering thanks to life-saving surgery by doctors at Northampton General Hospital.

60-year-old John Thomson from Northampton dialled 999 when he started having chest pains which led to a cardiac arrest. His heart had stopped for around 80 minutes.

For more on this story see the ITV Anglia website.

Students given lessons in saving lives

Students at a college in Derby are being taught to help people with heart problems Credit: ITV Central

Students at the Landau Forte College in Derby are being given first aid training to help people suffering from heart problems.

It is after former student Reece Jeffrey collapsed and died while playing football 18 months ago. It's the second time the East Midlands Ambulance Service have taught pupils at the school

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