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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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Independent panel visits Glenfield over threat of closure

More than 100,000 people signed a petition against the unit closure Credit: ITV Central

An independent panel is visiting Glenfield Hospital in Leicester to investigate the decision to close the childrens' heart unit.

More than 100,000 people signed a petition against the move which was announced in July, and last month the Health Secretary asked for a full review of the plans. It's one of three centres facing closure nationally.

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