WRMC Reunites Former Patient With Lifesavers

Doctors, firefighters, first responders and other involved gather with patient Ray Mitchell at Flanigan’s last week.

On Tuesday, May 21, Wellington Regional Medical Center reunited former patient Ray Mitchell with the helpful bystanders, paramedics, doctors and nurses who saved his life at Flanigan’s Seafood Bar & Grill in Wellington on April 24. Mitchell’s heart stopped beating, and Gary Sweedenborg immediately rushed over to do CPR while PBSO Sgt. Johnny Slaughter called 911. EMTs arrived and took Mitchell to WRMC, where he was treated by a team of doctors and nurses.