The family of a Brit left fighting for his life after being struck down with pneumonia during a dream holiday have launched a desperate plea for him to be flown off an island to a proper hospital.
Devastated Becky Mazur, 31, fears her husband Peter, 44, will not see another day as he fights for breath in a clinic in Cape Verde, Africa that does not have the facilities to treat him.
The couple initially flew out to the archipelago on April 2, with five-year-old son Oliver, for a two-week family holiday.
They were staying in five-star hotel, Rio Touareg, on the island of Boa Vista, where Peter, described as being in good health beforehand, fell ill.
Peter Mazur in hospital in Cape Verde. His wife has been fighting to get him transferred by air ambulance to a proper hospital in Gran Canaria
Hairdresser Becky, from Felixstowe, Suffolk, says she has now been fighting for five days to get Peter transferred by air ambulance to a proper hospital in Gran Canaria, 930 miles away.
But she claims she has had 'no help'- and that the untreated pneumonia has now spread to cover almost Peter's entire left lung.
Fighting back the tears, Becky said: 'We have had no help. We have full medical insurance with the Post Office, and I have spent three days calling them, but nobody will sign him off.
Peter Mazur with wife Becky and son Oliver on holiday in Cape Verde. Becky claims she has had 'no help'
'The insurance company were meant to sign him off last night, but nobody did, and now we can't contact the man who was looking into it.