Good deed takes one GP a long way

A GP who came to the rescue of a passenger having a heart attack on a Continental Airlines flight was given 12,500 air miles by the US airline as a thank-you.

Dr Bhupendra Sinha, who works in Forest Gate, east London, was flying from Las Vegas to Niagara Falls at the time. Dr Sinha administered medication and oxygen to stabilise the patient. ‘Receiving recognition for doing what you do every day as a GP is very gratifying,’ he said.

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