Future of heart unit at Glenfield Hospital

Campaigners say they're expecting a decision on the future of the only children's heart surgery unit in the East Midlands.

The unit at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester has been earmarked for closure - meaning patients would have to travel to Birmingham. A final decision is expected from the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt soon.

Decision expected on future of heart until at Glenfield Hospital Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

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