Doctors at the children's heart unit in Leeds have hit back at claims death rates are twice the national average. A consultant in children's cardiology, Elspeth Brown has told ITV News Calendar death rates are comparable to other hospitals. Surgery was suspended at the unit on Thursday.
NHS England and the Care Quality Commission have confirmed that Children’s Heart Surgery Services at Leeds General Infirmary are safe.
Children's heart surgery is set to resume at Leeds General Infirmary after days of uncertainty over its future.
The Children's Heart Federation says the interests of management at the LGI have been "put ahead of critically ill children".