A medical expert from the North East says a decision must be made quickly about the future of children's heart services in this region.
Former president of The Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health Prof Sir Alan Craft said an ongoing argument could be putting young lives at risk.
Last week a High Court Judge quashed an earlier decision to close the unit in Leeds and move surgery to Newcastle.
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".