Special Report: Children's heart surgery

Ahead of the review committee, who will decide the future of children's heart surgery in the region, visiting the North East - we hear from surgeons on the frontline.

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Review into children's heart surgery: Lunchtime update

An independent panel investigating a decision to close some children's heart units and create centres of excellence is at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle.

The Children's Unit, which looks after the region's young people, was chosen as the Northern centre of excellence - but now that decision is on hold.

You can see the lunchtime update on that from Kenny Toal below.

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