MP: Children's heart surgery unit 'will be resumed'

The Conservative MP for Pudsey, Horsforth and Aireborough Stuart Andrew has tweeted that the children's heart surgery unit in Leeds "will be resumed."


We are hearing that surgery will be resumed at Leeds. This is fantastic news. Credit to the staff and families...

The unit was shut after figures suggested that the death rates were twice as high as would be expected.


Leeds heart unit talks continue

NHS England has insisted the children's heart unit at Leeds General Infirmary remains suspended pending a review, despite claims from two local MPs about a meeting on the issue. A ban on surgery was imposed over concerns about the numbers of deaths.