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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.

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Heart unit chief exec "confident" in safety of operations

The Chief Executive of the trust which runs the children's heart unit in Leeds says she is "extremely confident" the unit is safe.

Children's surgery was suspended last Thursday.

“I am extremely confident that this service is safe and effective and should recommence at the earliest opportunity. I want partner organisations to be as confident in the service as I am."

– Maggie Boyle, Chief Executive, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

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