“Without their care, I could easily have gone into cardiac arrest”

When Brigit Lilley suffered a serious heart attack, DSAA was on hand to help her bypass the rush hour traffic...Read more

"I lost some of my freckles!"

Maisie Sheridan is this year’s Weymouth Carnival Junior Princess. She is known for singing and performing at events in and around Dorset. On 16 September 2016, Maisie was involved in a serious road traffic incident. Her mum Ali tells us more…Read more

“I felt fine one minute and then suddenly collapsed”

David Little lives in East Stour and has been a member of Gillingham’s Fitness by Design for 11 years. On 3 March, while visiting the gym, David suffered a cardiac arrest and stopped breathing. Thanks to the quick response of staff and the use of a defibrillator held at the site, he is here today to tell his tale...Read more

“We would be extremely lucky if he made it through the night”

On 10 April 2016, Keston Brill was out bird-watching on his own at Sand Point near Weston-Super-Mare. He used to do this most weekends, however, on this particular day after climbing to the top of Sand Point, he collapsed. Keston’s wife Helen kindly shares details of what happened that day…Read more

“They truly are my heroes in the sky!”

On the morning of 13 September 2015, Janie Fieldhouse suffered serious injuries while out cycling. She has very little recollection of what happened that day, but with the help of family and friends, has pieced together some of the elements and kindly shares them with us…Read more

“In one split moment, your life can change”

Martin Price was involved in a serious motorcycle incident. The combined speed of the car and Martin's motorcycle was in the region of 90 miles per hour. In one split second, Martin was left with life-changing injuries. In their own words, he and his wife Carolyn bravely tell us what happened that day…Read more