Photo of Jonathan Leaton (emergency medical dispatcher) with Massa Sow and Catherine Camara.

Stoke Gifford girl, aged 9, praised for 999 call

A nine-year-old girl from Stoke Gifford has been officially commended for her “brilliant” response when her mum became seriously ill. Catherine Camara, 30, was five months pregnant when she collapsed at home and was struggling to breathe. Massa Sow called 999 and told South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) emergency call handler Jonathan Leaton exactly what was wrong.

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