Upsetting scenes at Glenfield Hospital over children's heart unit closure

Glenfield Hospital will close its Children's Heart Unit
Glenfield Hospital will close its Children's Heart Unit Credit: ITV Central

Gareth Owen from ITV Central has tweeted that there have been upsetting scenes at Glenfield hospital as staff and patients were told the Children’s Heart Centre will close.

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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.