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NSC staff happy training helped save a life

Response to cardiac arrest in pool praised

A staff trainer at the National Sports Centre says it was emotional to meet the man who's life was saved at the poolside earlier this summer.

Eighty-one-year-old Roy Higgins thanked staff for their efforts after he suffered a cardiac arrest while swimming on 14 July.

In the response, staff trainer at the NSC Pieter De Bruin used a defibrillator for the first time in 15 years:

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