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Sunday 23rd October 2016

Heart Surgery Articles


Call for shake-up of children's heart surgery

23rd July 2015

NHS England to review congenital heart disease services.

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Heart patients not told truth about surgery

24th June 2014

Experts say, too many cardiac patients are having heart surgery without being warned that surgery won't stop further attacks.

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Children's heart surgery unit is safe

13th March 2014

A review has found the child heart surgery unit in Leeds General Infirmary is safe, although some received poor care.

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Robotic open-heart surgery performed at New Cross Hospital

23rd October 2012

Da Vinci robot used in first ever open-heart surgery in Britain.

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CQC concerns at Bristol Children's hospital

17th October 2012

The HSJ understands Bristol children's heart surgery services are likely to face criticism from the CQC.

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Call for heart surgery provision in Ireland

30th August 2012

Campaigners call for an All-Ireland children's heart surgery provision.

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Three children's heart surgery units closed

6th July 2012

Children's heart surgery to be confined to seven hospitals from next year.

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Child heart services under scrutiny

4th July 2012

Ten units in England are to learn which four will have to stop performing child heart surgey.

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Court of Appeal rejects Royal Brompton's legal challenge

23rd April 2012

Royal Brompton has lost case against closure of its child heart surgery unit.

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Royal Brompton loses High Court case

20th April 2012

Royal Brompton has lost reconfiguration case brought against a consultation on paediatric heart surgery services.

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