Stressed nurse from Shropshire border took her own life, inquest told
Ann Burdett’s body was discovered in a pond after she drowned herself in May.
Her death came just a week after she had been referred to mental health services.
A coroner has vowed to write to Royal Stoke Hospital, where Ann, 51, had worked in the baby unit, to raise concerns about stressed staff.
Her fiance Andrew Ward said the combination of a heavy workload and the stress of moving house had taken its toll.
Ms Burdett, of Manor Court, Bishops Offley, near Market Drayton, had worked as a nurse for 25 years, first in Stafford before transferring to Royal Stoke.
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