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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Minister: 'I'm not sure that this is a matter of celebration'

Health Minister Anna Soubry MP is not sure that the suspension of the review into Glenfield Hospital's children's heart unit is "a matter of celebration". She said that this came about because "people raised concerns of varying levels" about the "flawed" process.

She did not promise that Glenfield would retain it's children's heart surgery. But she said she hoped that whatever decision was made it was done in "the best possible way", with the "best evidence" and with "transparency".

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