Specialists at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle say they are confident it will still become the regional centre for children's heart surgery, despite the High Court decision which has ruled the consultation process was unlawful.
Watch the lunchtime update from Rachel Bullock below.
Children's heart surgery is set to resume at Leeds General Infirmary after days of uncertainty over its future.
A health expert from the North East says an argument about the future of children's heart services in our region has wasted time and money.
The Children's Heart Federation says the interests of management at the LGI have been "put ahead of critically ill children".