Families dismayed over children's heart surgery review

Families have been left dismayed tonight that, just a year after they fought to save children's heart surgery in the South, its future is again in doubt.

Southampton General Hospital, working with the John Radcliffe in Oxford, found out last July it had been chosen as one of seven centres of excellence and would remain open - while three others elsewhere in the country learned they had lost their fight and would close.

But today the review that led to those decisions was described by the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt as flawed - and there are concerns about what happens now. Social Affairs Correspondent Christine Alsford has been following the story.

Package also includes WInchester MP Steve Brine.

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Children's heart surgery review

Criticisms are expected in a review, due to be published today, on how hospitals in the UK were selected to provide children's heart surgery. Southampton General is one of seven chosen to be specialist centres.