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Alan reunited with staff who saved his life

Alan thanks gym staff and crew who saved him after he suffered a 

cardiac arrest

A gym goer has today had the chance to meet the East Midlands Ambulance Service crews and gym staff who saved his life.

Alan Burgin, 67, from Northamptonshire, was taking part in an over-50s gym session at Danes Camp Leisure Centre in November when he collapsed, suffering a cardiac arrest. 

EMAS Ready For Winter

Every call we receive is assessed and categorised as it comes in and we will always deal with patients with the most urgent and immediately life-threatening conditions as a priority. With calls coming into our control centres once every 32 seconds, the situation can – and will - change very quickly this winter but we will get to everyone as soon possible #EMASReadyForWinter #ChooseWell

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About EMAS

East Midlands Ambulance Service provides emergency 999 care and telephone clinical assessment services for a population of 4.8 million people. 

On average we receive a new 999 call every 32 seconds - around 2,700 a day.

In an emergency call 999. If it's not an emergency but you still need medical help, call telephone number 111.