Local MP to meet with LGI Heart Surgeon and families over possible heart unit closure

21 March 2011

Local MP, Andrew Jones to meet with Kevin Watterson a surgeon at the LGI Heart unit and a number of local families.

A meeting has been arranged by www.harrogate-news.co.uk after being contacted by a number of families with young children using the unit.

Andrew Jones has previously highlighted this issue to the House of Commons, but families are looking to raise much more awareness and halt the closure.

A 4 month consultation period completes on 1 July 2011 when a decision will be made if the heart unit is to remain open.

If you would be effected by the closure of the heart unit and would like to come along to this meeting, email the editor in the first instance news@harrogate-news.co.uk

Allison’s story can be found here





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