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Child heart surgery 'should stop at three units'

Child heart surgery should be stopped at three of the 10 hospitals that perform the procedures, NHS bosses say.

The official review concluded the units at Leicester, Leeds and London's Royal Brompton hospitals should stop surgery so care could be concentrated at fewer, larger sites to improve standards.

Fergus Walsh reports.

  • 04 Jul 2012