“We are all extremely saddened to hear that His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, has passed away. Prince Phillip has stood alongside Her Majesty The Queen as a figurehead of this country, representing the monarchy with great pride and honour. On behalf of everyone at West Midlands Ambulance Service our thoughts are with The Royal Family at this time” – Trust Chief Executive, Anthony Marsh.
At midday on Friday 9th April, The Royal Family released the following statement:
It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.
Further announcements will be made in due course.
The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss.
For more information from The Royal Family’s official website please visit https://www.royal.uk/