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Stuart Andrew, MP for Pudsey, Horsforth & Aireborough, has tweeted his thanks to all who support the reopening of the children's heart unit at Leeds General Infirmary.
Greg Mulholland, MP for Leeds, has also welcomed the news.
Anne Keatley-Clarke, chief executive of the Children's Heart Federation, has said that families affected by the suspension of the children's heart unit at Leeds General Infirmary are "very worried".
A mother from Wakefield, West Yorkshire, has said she is "absolutely thrilled" that the children's heart unit at Leeds General Infirmary is set to reopen.
Jo Lancaster, whose six year old son Toby has undergone two operations on his heart at the unit, said she has never had any doubts about its safety.
Parents have reacted positively to the news that the children's heart unit at Leeds General Infirmary is set to restart.
Jon Arnold, whose daughter Zoe underwent heart surgery at the unit in 2007, said:
Roger Boyle, director of the National Institute for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research (NICOR), has told Radio 4's Today programme that the decision to restart the children's heart unit at Leeds General Infirmary needs to be investigated.
Several MPs based in the Leeds area have welcomed the news that the children's heart unit at Leeds General Infirmary is set to reopen.
A children's heart unit is set to restart at Leeds General Infirmary after being suspended over patient care concerns.
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS trust will work with other agencies, including NHS England, the NHS Trust Development Authority and the Care Quality Commission to provide "sufficient assurance" that the unit is ready to reopen.
In a statement, Maggie Boyle, Chief Executive of the Trust, said: “I am extremely confident that this service is safe and effective and should recommence at the earliest opportunity. I want partner organisations to be as confident in the service as I am."
The children's heart unit at Leeds General Infirmary has remained suspended for the past week.
Hospital bosses are meeting on Thursday to discuss the future of children's heart surgery in the region.
Services at Leeds were suspended last week, with some cases moved to Newcastle's Freeman hospital.
Children's heart surgery at Leeds General Infirmary remains suspended, despite reports tonight the unit was to reopen. The service was suspended last week for a review to take place. The Freeman Hospital in Newcastle is continuing to take extra referrals from throughout the North.
Latest ITV News reports
Children's heart surgery is set to resume at Leeds General Infirmary after days of uncertainty over its future.
A health expert from the North East says an argument about the future of children's heart services in our region has wasted time and money.