Leeds heart unit: Archbishop calls for action

The Archbishop of York has visited the children's heart surgery unit in Leeds and called for the Health Secretary to intervene in the row over the suspension of congenital surgery. Operations have been halted after claims of high death rates, but surgeons in Leeds say the figures are wrong.

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Leeds adult heart surgery threat

Adult heart surgery at Leeds General Infirmary is under threat as it's emerged that if the children's unit closed, adult services would go the same way.