Children's heart unit review

Plans to close three children's heart surgery units were suspended by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt today. Addressing the House of Commons he said the review was based on "flawed analysis"

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Breaking news: Partial review of Glenfield decision

Liz Kendall MP has revealed that in a letter to the chair of the independent panel looking at the closure of Glenfield children's heart services, the Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt has requested a further review of the decisions first taken earlier this year.

Liz Kendall has confirmed that the decision by the Secretary of State for Health's the decision to remove the ecmo equipment from Glenfield to Birmingham should not form part of the review she says it is "madness not to link the two".

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