'No change to situation' at Leeds children's heart unit

Roger Davidson, head of media relations at NHS England, has denied claims by two MPs that the children's heart surgery unit at Leeds General Infirmary will reopen.

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There is no change to situation re children's heart surgery in Leeds. There is still a pause in place and the review continues #nhsengland

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Leeds heart unit talks continue

NHS England has insisted the children's heart unit at Leeds General Infirmary remains suspended pending a review, despite claims from two local MPs about a meeting on the issue. A ban on surgery was imposed over concerns about the numbers of deaths.