Adult congenital heart surgery 'under threat' at Leeds

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.

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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.