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Lifesaver honoured for acts of
BRENTWOOD GAZETTE: Thursday, November 24, 2011
A RETIRED policeman has been honoured with a national
award for saving two lives within a matter of days.
First responder Roy TYZACK, who lives in Navestock Side in Navestock,
is being awarded a Resuscitation Certificate by the Royal Humane Society,
for his double lifesaving feat in April.
Mr Tyzack, 64, first went
to the aid of Rachel Gordon who had suffered a heart attack at the age of
59 at Kelvedon Hall.
Just nine days before, he revived Bishop Michael Reid,
whose heart stopped three times when he had a cardiac arrest at his home
Green Road, Pilgrims Hatch.
Speaking about the honour, Mr Tyzack,
who serves with the Four Parishes First Response Group, said: "It is
quite humbling. It was an amazing feeling to be able to help both of
Bishop Reid says he would not have survived without Mr Tyzack rushing to his home. He said: "I will
always be grateful to him."
at Blackmore show see our new stands
Harry and friends were interested
Lifesaving in a recent Kayak event
Maybe you can give
time to help us publicise the Group and get new members, contact us if
you can help in this way
if you live in Shenfield, Hutton, Ingrave
or Central Brentwood our Brentwood Group also need members just contact
us on the contact page
A First Responder DOES Save Lives
the Brentwood Recorder and Essex
the AGM it was announced that we have lost several members in the year
Alan and Vicky, David, Doreen, Christine and Peter, have all left the
active side of the group but we hope to be using them on our support
functions at Fetes and Fayres.
Ron and Roy have trained as Heartstart
trainers to move that programme into the local community.
Presented a Digital Projector to Wendy (CPM) for her to use as part of
her role, this was donated by the Venturer
Lodge no 7897 as part of the funds raised through the year, the
Master made us his annual Charity, and also donated funds into our
part of our support for the Heartstart Campaign
the Venturer Lodge no 7897 have given us £500
to pay for Essex Community Partnership Manager's Digital Projector and
also towards group funds
Driving along the Ongar road on his way to the Ambulance Station to
replenish his equipment, Ron one of our Responders arrived at the site of
a Road Traffic Collision, he asked the Police if his help was needed and
was requested to attend a elderly driver with Chest Pains by the
Policeman who was just requesting medical assistance over his radio..
Whilst waiting for the Ambulance Ron got the patient's details
and gave him Oxygen as his breathing was laboured and the patient was in
pain, he then monitoring his condition to prevent him from
getting any worse, on examination the patient was found to have a
severely damaged breastbone and was taken to hospital where unfortunately
he died 3 days later, from complications resulting from his
injuries. after passing his patient to the
Ambulance Crew our Responder went on to replenish his Oxygen and other
equipment and was available for calls 15 minutes after leaving the scene
of the Incident.
new Rotary club of Kelveden
Hatch has made a donation of £125.00 to us as have the
Wives of Blackmore who held an auction and raised £300.00 for our funds a really big thanks from us all.
page article in the Brentwood Recorder
Gardening at home First Responder Ron Ridge was called by neighbours to a
terrible accident outside, 2 Horses and riders had been struck by a vehicle
and both riders demounted, One rider was in the ditch not breathing Ron,
recognised the other, a man, was shaken but talking at the side of the
road, ran and organised the extraction of the non breathing casualty and
attempted to resuscitate her, despite his attempts and those of local
Ambulance Crews and the Air Ambulance Paramedic and Doctor the lady was
not able to be rescusitated, After the Crews
and the Helicopter had left Ron stayed and cleared the medical equipment
from the scene and made Tea for the Police investigating the
incident before going back to finish his fencing. Unfortunately both
Horses did not survive, one being killed by the impact the other passed
away soon after, before vetinary help could