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'I was dead and gone': Weymouth dad makes the most of his second chance after being saved by wife and daughter

Pat Norris has met the paramics who saved his life at a special event in Weymouth. Credit: ITV News

A father from Weymouth is making the most of his second chance at life after being given life-saving CPR by his wife and daughter.

56-year-old Pat Moss suffered a cardiac arrest at home when his heart suddenly stopped beating and blood was seen coming from his mouth.

His wife, Anne, along with teenage daughter, Lauren, called the emergency services who assisted the pair in carrying out vital chest compressions.

Pat said: "It came totally out of the blue. I was dead and gone. Without the caller handler, paramedics and hospital staff, I wouldn't be here. I'm chuffed with all the care I received. It's amazing to still be alive."

The call handler instructed Anne and Lauren to carry out life-saving CPR before paramedics arrived. Credit: ITV West Country

Emergency Medical Dispatcher, Tracy Guilfoyle, conducted the telephone call and assessed Pat's condition. She successfully instructed Anne and Lauren to carry out the CPR which saved Pat's life.

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