- Tyne Tees
Children's heart surgery at Leeds General Infirmary remains suspended, despite reports tonight the unit was to reopen. The service was suspended last week for a review to take place. The Freeman Hospital in Newcastle is continuing to take extra referrals from throughout the North.
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".