NHS head facing calls to resign over ‘disturbing’ closure of children’s heart unit
Sir Bruce Keogh, the medical director of the NHS, is facing calls to resign following the suspension of children’s congenital heart surgery at Leeds General Infirmary, a day after the High Court quashed plans to close the unit.
Denial of the accuracy and appropriateness of the figures followed (Elspeth Brown on BBC News 30th March 2013)
The Independant comments: Row grows over decision to shut Leeds Infirmary’s heart unit
Children’s cardiac centre deaths only ‘a little high’, says expert, as faulty data blamed for closure