Hospital bosses are meeting on Thursday to discuss the future of children's heart surgery in the region.
Services at Leeds were suspended last week, with some cases moved to Newcastle's Freeman hospital.
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".