Children's heart unit battle

Newcastle's Freeman Hospital is taking on extra referrals because children's heart surgery is suspended at Leeds General Infirmary.

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Breaking News: Leeds campaigners win High Court challenge over child heart surgery

Campaigners from Leeds have won a High Court challenge over proposed changes to children's heart surgery services in England.

It had previously been decided by an NHS panel that the surgical unit at Leeds would close, and patients would be treated at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle.

The Leeds campaign group, Save Our Surgery, challenged the way the review was handled.

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