MP: NHS England has made 'about turn' on heart unit

MP for Leeds North West Greg Mulholland has tweeted:

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Breaking news is that NHS England have done yet another about turn over the #Leeds children's heart unit. Really unbelievable! #competent?

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The whole handling of this by NHS England has been breathtakingingly inept. They know that there is no good reason not to restart surgery.

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Do you want to know what this is about? This is about NHS England desperately trying to find a way to get #SirBruceKeogh off the hook.

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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.