MP thanks 'inspirational' Leeds heart unit supporters

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.


The dignity of the parents, families and staff during this last difficult week has been an inspiration. Well done to you all #reopenleeds


We have now had official statement that children's heart surgery will resume in #Leeds next week. #reopenLeeds At last, good news.


Ex-heart tsar's Leeds safety fear

The government's former heart tsar has said he would not send his own daughter for treatment at Leeds General Infirmary's child cardiac unit. Low-risk operations have resumed there after surgery was suspended over concerns about the death rates.