MP expresses anger over failure to release death rate data

The Leicester MP Liz Kendall says she is angry at the government's failure to release key data on death rates at Children's Heart hospitals.

Glenfield is one of those units due to close as part of moves to have fewer Children's heart centres in England.

She wants the data to be passed to leading expert professor Sir Brian Jarman who is looking into how the decision was reached.

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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"