Lifesaving idea after heart scare

By Frank Cassidy

Published: 28/02/2014

When his wife, Moira, suffered a heart attack last year, Bert McIntosh realised how helpless people can feel before medical teams arrive.

Now, with Mrs McIntosh safely on the mend, the grateful businessman has taken steps to ensure others can provide lifesaving assistance if someone falls ill in future.

The owner of McIntosh Plant Hire in Echt has joined forces with the Sandpiper Trust to instal a defibrillator at his premises and provide training in how to use it for his staff.

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