‘Quick-thinking’ Buxton scout leaders give first aid to collapsed man

I wanted to give this a shout out as its important to know just what a difference Fisrt Aid training can be. In the heat of the moment these girls may have saved this mans life! Well Done To Them!!


Two sisters from Buxton turned lifesavers when the performed emergency first aid on a man they found collapsed in the street. Samantha and Charlotte Musgrove put into practice the first aid training they had been taught at 3rd Buxton Harpur Hill Scout Group, where they are both scout leaders. Samantha, 20, who is studying at university in Lincoln, had been heading on a night out in the city with her 18-year-old sister Charlotte, a student at Buxton and Leek College, when they came across the collapsed man outside her accommodation on February 20. “Instinct just kicked in and we rushed over to help,” explained Samantha. “When we saw someone lying on the floor we knew something was wrong. His friend was shaking him to try and wake him up. I put him in the recovery position and stopped him from choking on his own vomit, and Charlotte rang for an ambulance.

Read more at: https://www.buxtonadvertiser.co.uk/news/quick-thinking-buxton-scout-leaders-give-first-aid-to-collapsed-man-1-9035900Read more at the Buxton advertiser

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