Children's heart unit decision

A decision is expected over the future of the children's heart unit at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle.

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Reaction after children's heart unit decision

There has been a dramatic turnaround in the decision over where children's heart services should be based.

The Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has suspended a review, which threatened to close three children's heart surgery units.

It had been previously announced that Newcastle's Freeman Hospital, which takes in patients from across the north of England and Scotland, would become a centre of excellence.

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