A PARAMEDIC said she was “shocked” to be called out to a potentially life threatening emergency only to discover that the patient was, in fact, a dog.
Earlier this week the North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust, received a 999 call from an address in Preston, reporting a male was fitting, but, before the dispatcher could take any more details, the caller hung up and did not answer follow-up calls.
Fearing the worst a paramedic was sent to the address, racing through traffic, using blue lights and sirens, to the scene of the emergency.
On arrival at the address, the paramedic was greeted by a sobbing woman and two men and who she asked where she could find the patient.
It was then that the group pointed towards a dead dog on the floor. [Read the whole story here]