Nine-year-old girl collapses from a heart attack at school


A nine-year-old County Durham girl who collapsed from a heart attack at school has been described as a “miracle child”. Grace Merrington collapsed from heart failure, suffering a major cardiac arrest in a school PE lesson. The Great North Air Ambulance Service flew to the scene and its major trauma team treated her, before flying her to Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary. For more on the story click here..

A nine-year-old County Durham girl who collapsed from a heart attack at school has been described as a “miracle child”.

Grace Merrington collapsed from heart failure, suffering a major cardiac arrest in a school PE lesson.

The Great North Air Ambulance Service flew to the scene and its major trauma team treated her, before flying her to Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary.

For more on the story click here.

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