Liz Kendall MP has revealed that in a letter to the chair of the independent panel looking at the closure of Glenfield children's heart services, the Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt has requested a further review of the decisions first taken earlier this year.
Liz Kendall has confirmed that the decision by the Secretary of State for Health's the decision to remove the ecmo equipment from Glenfield to Birmingham should not form part of the review she says it is "madness not to link the two".
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.