More of the fight to keep the Childrens Heart Unit at the Freeman open, this comes from the Journal newspaper on the 12th of February

A follow up article next from the Evening Chronicle the same day

Next an article from the Evening Chronicle on the 13th of February 2013

Video from ITV News Tyne Tees on parents fighting to get the best treatment for their seriously ill children – and being denied a referral to the hospital of their choice.


Another video of another child being transferred to Newcastle from Leeds, this video is from BBC Look North

I was asked by parents of the Heart Children to obtain coverage where appropriate. Working with the team a Radio 5 Live then an interview was arranged with Ivan Hollingsworth. Social media sites were kept informed of the programme which lead to other connected parties also contacting the programme as it was aired.