Maria Duarte inquest: Mental health patient ‘failed’ by Southern Health

09 April 2019 – BBC News

Door censors installed at Antelope House
09 April 2019 – BBC News

Maria Duarte, 49, known as Joey, was found hanged in her room Antelope House, Southampton, run by Southern Health NHS Trust, on 19.01.2018.

An inquest found she was being checked hourly, and staff “missed opportunities” to review her care.

The Trust said it has now implemented “meaningful and ongoing changes“.

The inquest at Winchester Coroner’s Court heard Mrs Duarte had had mental health problems over two decades.

Source (BBC News)

Source (BBC News)

 

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