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NI children's heart surgery 'should move from Belfast to Dublin'

Children from Northern Ireland who require heart surgery should receive treatment in the Republic of Ireland as opposed to the current facility in Belfast, it has been recommended.

The move follows a report that said that, while safe, the service at the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children is no longer sustainable.

The decision was announced at a public meeting on Thursday.

BBC Northern Ireland's Health Correspondent Marie-Louise Connolly reports.

  • 25 Apr 2013