MPs react to 'great news' of Leeds heart unit

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.

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Great news that Leeds children's heart surgery is to reopen but someone has to answer for the way families have been treated. #reopenleeds

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Leeds children's heart surgery unit will reopen next week subject to swift independent audit. Very good news -above all for the parents.

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There are many unanswered questions, questions that so far NHS England have not answered. We must now have a proper investigation.

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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.