Lorna always projected an image of calm, at Waterloo Road she was known as a ‘lesson-plan’ teacher who does it by the book. Lorna loved to be needed and would always tried to help others sort out their issues but Lorna was soon revealed to have problems of her own when she saw her husband Tom In the arms of her best friend. After a period of manipulative and attention-seeking behaviour on the part of Lorna, she realises that she and Tom were not meant to be together. She finally came to accept Tom and Izzie’s relationship but took her own life after being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis.