The statements are mainly from off-duty ambulance men and women and control room staff who offered to work on 15th April 1989 after 15:00 hours. This includes some personnel who were involved in moving the deceased from the gymnasium to the Medico Legal Centre and also off-duty personnel who were at the match and assisted with casualties. ; Includes statements of: N5632, Control Officer for SYMAS, who was on duty in the control room when the incident occurred; N5779, Qualified Ambulance man, SYMAS, and N5706, Qualified Ambulance woman, SYMAS, who helped move the bodies of the deceased from the Gymnasium at Hillsborough Stadium to the Medico-Legal Centre; N5755, Part-time ambulance man, SYMAS, who attended the match as a spectator and gave first aid on the pitch; Roger Morely, Assistant Divisional Officer (Support Services), SYMAS, who co-ordinated the ambulance service at Hillsborough following the disaster, in particular establishing a casualty holding area and co-ordinating volunteers, marshalling the ambulances and the evacuation of casualties and overseeing the procedure for moving the bodies of the deceased to the Medico-Legal Centre; Albert Page, Chief Metropolitan Ambulance Officer, SYMAS, who provides background to SYMAS and statistics on the number of ambulances and the number of paramedics attending the ground, along with reasons why defibrillators were not used and outlining changes at SYMAS following the disaster; Albert Smith, Assistant Chief Ambulance Officer, SYMAS; N5657, Standards and Efficiency Officer, SYMAS, who acted as ambulance liaison officer at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital; N5754, Qualified Ambulance man, SYMAS, who attended the match as a spectator in the Leppings Lane end of the ground. He stood in [Pen 1] and went onto the pitch to assist with the resuscitation attempts. He helped casualties get to Gate C to wait for ambulances to take them to hospital, and also took one trip by ambulance with casualties to the Northern General Hospital and one to the Royal Hallamshire Hospital before going home;

Unique ID: SYP000014020001
Contributor reference: POL/9/1/D852
Date(s): May 1989
Name(s) of the deceased:
Person(s) involved: Detective Chief Superintendent Terence Addis; Mr Steve Clark; Station Officer Paul Eason; Superintendent Fell; Dr Alexander Forrest; Station Officer Patrick Higgins; Deputy Chief Ambulance Officer Alan Hopkins; Mr Jim Howe; Assistant Chief Constable Mervyn Jones; Professor Stephen Jones; Professor Alan Wayne Jones; Chief Superintendent Brian Mole; Mr Don Page; Deputy Chief Constable David Phillips; Police Constable Peter Smith; and Dr Iain West.
Organisation(s) involved: Barnsley District General Hospital; BBC; Football Association; Northern General Hospital; Nottingham Forest Football Club; Officers' Working Party, Sheffield District; Red Cross; Royal Hallamshire Hospital; Sheffield Wednesday Football Club; South Yorkshire County Fire Service; South Yorkshire Metropolitan Ambulance Service; South Yorkshire Coroner, West District; South Yorkshire Police Authority; St John Ambulance; and Trent Regional Health Authority.
Contributor: South Yorkshire Police (SYP)
Folder title: Documents collated during the West Midlands Police Investigation
Sub-folder title: Documents collated for Incident I02
Original format: Paper