Published: 20 January 2015 at 10:36
Secretary of State saves stroke “victim” during visit to Anglia Ruskin University.
Senior Government minister Eric Pickles showed he has a steady hand as he “revived” a simulated stroke victim at Anglia Ruskin University’s state-of-the-art medical science facilities.
Mr Pickles, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, successfully removed a blood clot from a 45-year-old “patient” named Ken – a sophisticated simulator usually used for training hospital medics – under the watchful eye of neuroscientist Professor Iris Grunwald.
During the visit to the Postgraduate Medical Institute and MedBIC at Anglia Ruskin’s Chelmsford campus, the Brentwood and Ongar MP discussed the innovations that led to Anglia Ruskin being named Times Higher Education’s Entrepreneurial University of the Year for 2014.
The Rt Hon Eric Pickles said:
Professor Michael Thorne, Vice Chancellor of Anglia Ruskin University, said: