The NHS is reviewing adult congenital heart services to improve care for adults with congenital heart disease (ACHD) across the country. The NHS is continuing to engage with patients, families and clinicians on the proposed model of care and draft designation standards, which were developed by a multi-disciplinary expert advisory group.
All views are welcome during this engagement period. Any proposed changes will be consulted on fully before decisions are made.
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".