10 June: The Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and Swindon, Angus Macpherson, is out of the Intensive Therapy Unit (ITU) at the Royal United Hospital in Bath and continuing his recovery on a ward.
Mr Macpherson was taken ill on Friday 30 May whilst visiting Dr Andrew Murrison, the MP for South West Wiltshire, in Trowbridge.
Kieran Kilgallen, Chief Executive of the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner, who met members of Mr Macpherson’s family yesterday afternoon, said: “Angus is out of ITU. He is sitting up in his bed on the ward, talking to his family and continuing to improve steadily.
“He has asked that we pass on his thanks for the very many messages he has received wishing him a speedy recovery.”
5 June: The Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and Swindon, Angus Macpherson, is now described as “stable and improving” in the Intensive Care Unit of the Royal United Hospital in Bath.
Mr Macpherson was flown by air ambulance to the RUH last Friday morning after being taken ill during an official engagement in Trowbridge.
The Chief Constable of Wiltshire, Pat Geenty, visited Mr Macpherson’s family at the hospital today. He said: “The Commissioner has this afternoon been sitting up in bed and talking to his family.
“I passed on to the family the best wishes of all at Wiltshire Police for a speedy recovery. They asked me to thank the many well-wishers who have sent messages.”
Mr Macpherson had a cardiac arrest whilst visiting Dr Andrew Murrison, the MP for South West Wiltshire, at his constituency offices on the White Horse Business Park in Trowbridge.
Mr Macpherson had organised a round of meetings with MPs in the Wiltshire Police area to brief them on the contents of his annual report.