High Court heart unit battle

A new legal challenge has begun over proposals to change the provision of children's heart surgery across England - including at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle.

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"We think the north should be looked at differently"

The future of children's heart surgery at the Freeman hospital in Newcastle is being questioned again as campaigners trying to save the unit in Leeds took their case to the High Court.

However, campaigners like Sharon Cheng believe that there is no reason that either unit should have to close.

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