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:
– Jon Arnold
There's been massive support from the parents and families for the unit, and this decision confirms what we thought about the quality of care all along.
It was difficult to understand as a parent how they could have shut the ward so swiftly on the basis of unverified data. It left parents feeling very confused about what to believe and what was best for their child.
Once the unit is reopened then a lot of the families will have a lot of questions that need to be answered about the manner in which it closed.