Children's Heart Unit In Chelsea Could Close

19 April 2012, 15:07 | Updated: 19 April 2012, 15:17

There are doubts over the future of the children's heart surgery unit at the Royal Brompton in Chelsea after a ruling by the Court of Appeal.

The Court of Appeal ruled a consultation recommending having just two specialist units in London was lawful. Hospital officials at the Royal Brompton have now admitted the department's future is in doubt. A final decision has not yet been made.