Child heart op units shake-up

Hospitals in Leicester, Leeds and the Royal Brompton in London are to stop performing heart surgery on children. The move is aimed at streamlining paediatric heart services.

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Child heart surgery review: Which hospitals are affected and why

Three hospitals where heart operations have saved the lives of hundreds of children are to stop performing them.

The move comes after an NHS review which concluded that expertise was spread too thinly in 10 specialist units in England and should be concentrated in fewer hospitals.

ITV News' Lewis Vaughan Jones reports on which hospitals are affected - and why.

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