Lawyers representing the medical experts who carried out a nationwide review into the future of children's heart units, have told the High Court that their client did nothing wrong.
Last year the panel decided Newcastle's Freeman Hospital should become one of three centres of excellence, moving services away from Leeds.
However, a Leeds-based campaign group claims that the process was flawed - insisting they were not given access to vital information.
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