Whitfield colliery surface ambulance team

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Date:1932

Description:From the 1880's ambulance teams were formed at many collieries to administer first aid prior to the arrival of the local doctor. Besides medical officers at the various levels, there were ambulance and first-aid men distributed throughout all parts of the mine on all shifts. Every encouragement and incentive was given to obtain as many trained first-aid men as possible.

Pictured here is the Whitfield colliery surface ambulance team photographed after winning the inter-works ambulance competition in 1932.

Standing, J. Pritchard, Ambulance Supt.; from left to right, E. Cooper, S. Bloor, W.Haughton, A.L. Yates. Seated in front. D. Ryles.


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