Jim Wells said there were not enough children to retain the specialist surgery service at Belfast's Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital
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Children's heart surgery: Formal end to NI service

Northern Ireland's health minister has formally accepted proposals for a single, all-Ireland children's heart surgery centre, based in Dublin.

Jim Wells' final decision on the issue means the service at Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital (RVH) will cease.

BBC News NI's Kevin Sharkey reports.

  • 03 Mar 2015