Grieving daughter urges Southern Health to learn lessons from M27 bridge tragedy

THE family of a woman who jumped from a bridge on the M27 has urged Southern Health to learn from its mistakes.

Thursday, 27th October 2016, 12:18 pm
Updated Monday, 31st October 2016, 9:41 am
Retired nurse Marion Munns died after suffering a breakdown PPP-161027-121434001

Retired nurse Marion Munns died on November 12 last year after suffering a severe mental breakdown, an inquest heard. Coroner Grahame Short said there had been failings regarding Marion’s care, but that there had been significant policy changes since.

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Marion’s daughter Angela Mote, 55, is calling on the trust to learn from its mistakes.

She said: ‘Southern Health’s apologies will never bring my mum back – nothing will.

‘But if I could ask them just one thing it would be to take a long hard look at themselves, identify their shortcomings and please, for the sake of other vulnerable people, change.’