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Pay out for heart scandal victim

A victim of the heart babies scandal at Bristol hospitals has been awarded half a million pounds in compensation.

The man in his 20s, who can't be named, was left with lifelong disability after a specialist at Bristol Children's Hospital failed to diagnose the heart defect he had as a baby.

The pay out was approved by a judge at the High Court. More than 30 babies died and dozens more were left with brain damage after failures by doctors in the late 1980s and early 90s.