Campaigners welcome ruling on Leeds child heart unit

Campaigners against plans to centralise children's heart surgery services in England won a legal victory today over a decision to close a unit at Leeds General Infirmary.

A High Court judge ruled that the consultation process leading to the NHS decision had been flawed.

The future of three children's heart units - in Leeds, Leicester and London - is still unclear, but campaigners are seeing today's ruling as a promising sign.

ITV News North of England Correspondent Martin Geissler reports:

Read more on the ITV Central website.

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