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Family describes children's cross-border heart surgery experience

Northern Ireland's health minister has backed the establishment of an all-Ireland children's heart surgery centre in Dublin in the Republic of Ireland.

It means surgery in Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital will cease.

One family from Banbridge, County Down, have experienced the system on both sides of the border.

Aaron and Judith McKee say the most important thing to sort out before the new service starts is practical support for people who are already under an awful lot of pressure.

BBC News NI's Conor Macauley reports.

  • 15 Oct 2014
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