Outback nurse treats his own heart attack

by | Cardiovascular Health, Heart Attacks and Strokes

Our very own Dr Norman Swan (pictured below right) has last night won the 2018 Victor Chang Award for Excellence in Cardiovascular Journalism, along with his radio producer James Bullen, for his interview with Ryan Franks, an outback nurse who diagnosed and treated his own heart attack thousands of kilometres north of Perth.

Dr Norman Swan accepts the award

Ryan was just finishing work when he noticed some classic symptoms. Listen to the gripping interview below.

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