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.
New draft standards for hospitals operating on adults born with heart defects say procedures should only be done in hospitals with a similar children's unit. The future of children's surgery at Leeds is uncertain and is currently the subject of a Government review.
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".