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Hope for children's heart unit campaign

Hope for children's heart unit campaign is renewed after the Health Secretary orders a review of the decision to stop surgery at several units, including Leeds.

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Heart surgery campaigners fight on

Campaigners fighting to keep children's heart surgery in Leeds say they're pleased the Health Secretary has ordered a review into the controversial decision to end it.

Jeremy Hunt has asked an independent panel to look into the decision - which would mean parents travelling to Liverpool and Newcastle for treatment, instead of Leeds Gerneral Infirmary.

More than 600 thousand people have signed a petition, under the banner Save Our Surgery. The review panel is expected to report back by next February. We have spoken to Sharon Cheng from Save our Surgery.

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