Episode

Best of Today

BBC Radio 4

News & Politics

Insight, analysis and expert debate as key policy makers are challenged on the latest news stories. From BBC Radio 4's Today programme

Website

My mother's death 'should have been prevented'

October 18th, 2016

Episode 1265 of 1349 episodes

A mental health trust underestimated the risk posed by its patients and sometimes did not act on threats to kill, a review of 10 killings over eight years has found. It found killings by Kayden Smith in 2012 and Roger Goswell in 2007 had been "preventable" and "predictable". Joe Goswell says his mother's death could and should have been prevented. He says his "mother would not have died that day had more been done to help my father." Chief executive of the Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Colm Donaghy discusses the failures of the trust. (Image: Roger and Sue Goswell, credit: Sussex Police)

Featured Podcast

Listen