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Children's heart unit review

Plans to close three children's heart surgery units were suspended by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt today. Addressing the House of Commons he said the review was based on "flawed analysis"

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51,000 people sign petition to save hospital

51,000 people sign petition to save hospital Credit: ITV Central

More than 51,000 people have signed a petition to save specialist children's heart surgery at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester.

The unit is one of three across the country which will stop performing the surgery.

It's as a result of a national review of services which has opted for fewer but larger centres across England.

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