A celebrity mental health clinic has pledged to compensate the widow and daughter of a patient who threw himself under a train.

Neil Carter, a 37-year-old IT consultant from Nonsuch Court Avenue, Ewell, died after jumping in front of a train at Turnham Green Underground station in November 2012.

He had been an inpatient at the Priory clinic in Roehampton where he was receiving treatment for misphonia – an extreme intolerance to certain sounds – when he went missing.

From December 2013: Failures in care at the Priory led to 'missed opportunity' to save man who jumped in front of train

During his inquest at West London Coroner’s Court in December 2013, Dr Sean Cummings ruled failures at the private hospital had led to a “missed opportunity” to save Mr Carter before he died of multiple injuries on November 20, 2012.

The Priory Group last week agreed to pay an undisclosed amount in compensation to Mr Carter’s widow and daughter. The deal was approved by Mr Justice Dove at the High Court in London on September 21.

A spokesman for the hospital would not comment on today’s court hearing and would not release the amount to be paid in compensation, but reaffirmed the Priory Group’s “sadness” at Mr Carter’s death.

At the time of the inquest in 2013, a spokesperson for the hospital said, “Everyone at the hospital was very saddened by Mr Carter’s death and our deepest sympathies are with his family and friends. This case has been the subject of a thorough and comprehensive internal review and robust action has been taken.”

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In December 2013, coroner Dr Sean Cummings, who returned a narrative verdict, concluded that he took his own life by jumping in front of a train on November 20 while still an inpatient at the Priory in Roehampton.

The record of inquest said: "There were gross failures in his care, notably the failure to perform basic observations, followed by a deliberate falsification of the record.

"These led cumulatively to a missed opportunity to realise he was missing, a missed opportunity to search early for him and a missed opportunity to offer life-saving interventions."