In 2008 a woman in a hospital waiting room collapsed and died after it took staff 45 minutes to come to her aid.

A TV show wanted to know What Would You Do? if you saw someone who’d passed out on the street. Initially, they send in a stunt woman dressed in a business suit who collapses on the street. It takes people an average of 6 seconds to come to her aid, but when they exchange the woman for a male actor dressed as a homeless man, it’s a very different story.  read more →