Connor is ‘brilliant’ Penicuik life-saver

Picture by JANE BARLOW. 2nd October 2012. Connor Hoylands (6), from Penicuik, went and got help when his father Derek suffered a diabetic hypo. Pictured is Connor with dad Derek, mum Clair and sister Amy (2).
Picture by JANE BARLOW. 2nd October 2012. Connor Hoylands (6), from Penicuik, went and got help when his father Derek suffered a diabetic hypo. Pictured is Connor with dad Derek, mum Clair and sister Amy (2).

CONNOR Hoyland didn’t panic when he saw his dad collapsed in the living room of their Penicuik home.

An emergency situation that would have tested an adult did not worry the six-year-old.

He calmly went through the procedures he had been taught by mum and dad, Clair and Derek.

His dad, who suffers from type one diabetes, had blacked out after suffering a hypoglycemic attack.

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