Digital copy of Pages 4 and 5 from Dr James Hugh's witness statement to the States of Jersey Police referring to individuals including Witness 384. Signature witnessed by [Detective Constable] A Harvey. [Some details redacted]. For Witness 384's witness statement to the States of Jersey Police dated 2 April 2008, see C/D/AW1/B1/2/2/38/WS000289.

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October 16th 2008 - October 16th 2008

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Refers to a girl aged 12 who had a pregnancy terminated in the United Kingdom before coming to Jersey. Recalls a psychiatrist's letter detailing the girl's abortion and her persistent determination to become pregnant. States that he applied for the girl to be placed on the contraceptive pill. Recalls psychologists who worked with children at Haut de la Garenne, naming Dr [John] Fogarty and Jim Hollywood. Claims to be sure that he would have had some involvement with referring to children to the psychologists but is unable to recall names. Refers to being shown a photocopy of Witness 384's medical record from the Haut de la Garenne, commenting on handwriting on the document and notes written by Dr Hugh relating to an examination carried out by him on 26 November 1977, the day after Witness 384's admission to Haut de la Garenne. Comments on the medical notes on Witness 384, referring to bruising of posterior cervical muscles, history of asthma, possible need for circumcision, injury to his neck, bruising on forehead allegedly caused by brother and question about Witness 384's mother clipping him on the back of his neck. Also comments on a note clearing Witness 384 as fit for discharge that Dr Hugh states was written by Dr Taylor. States to have no recollection of Witness 384, referring to large number of children he consulted during his career. Says he is unable to comment whether Witness 384's family caused the injuries to his neck or whether a member of staff told him this. Also includes comments about process of referring patients for an x-ray and comments about his recollections of other children in care. Provides medical explanation of a phrase relating to sexual contact used in a witness statement by one individual and his memories of a boy admitted to Greenfields due to his behaviour following the death of his father due to alcoholism. Also comments on his contact with staff at Haut de la Garenne, referring to a female member of staff who looked after his own children, noting that his wife died shortly after moving to Jersey leaving him to care for his children alone. [For Page 1 from Dr Hugh's witness statement to the States of Jersey Police dated 16 October 2008, see C/D/AW1/A3/6/2/46/WD002222].


Fogarty, John, Dr
Harvey, Angela, Detective Constable
Hollywood, Jim
Hugh, James, Dr
Taylor, John, Dr
Greenfields Centre
Haut de la Garenne
Operation Rectangle
States of Jersey Police


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