In yet another twist to the saga over children's heart services, all child heart operations have been suspended at Leeds General Infirmary.
The decision was made tonight after questions were raised over mortality rates. Newcastle's Freeman hospital has told ITV News Tyne Tees that it will receive referrals from Leeds with immediate effect.
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".