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NHS failings lead to suicide attempt

A WOMAN who tried to take her own life after being failed by the NHS has called for a radical overhaul of how mental health issues are dealt with.

To mark World Mental Health Day, Harriet Ernstsons decided to speak out about her eight-month ordeal in which she repeatedly appealed for help only to be let down by the services she was relying on.

She had previously suffered episodes of anxiety and depression as a child and about two years ago but towards the end of October last year her condition surfaced again.

After seeking help from her GP, the Observer’s editor was ...