Campaigners protesting today in Leicester were hoping for a u-turn. The new Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt, has promised an initial review into the decision to relocate children's heart surgery services to Birmingham.
Fourteen-year-old Joseph Mann had two heart valve operations at Glenfield. His message to Mr Hunt was:
"Look over it properly. Look at everything. The experts, the reviews, everything. Look at it all properly."
His mother said,
"We're hoping that something new can be brought to light, and he'll reconsider."
Campaigners fighting to keep children's heart surgery at Glenfield hospital in Leicester are celebrating a High Court ruling.
A House of Commons debate will take place today (22 October) to discuss the closure of Glenfield's children's heart surgery.
The Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt, has asked for an initial review of plans to relocate the Glenfield Heart Unit.