More than 100 children’s doctors from Jerusalem and suburbs of the capital required by the head of government contribute to the resolution of the crisis resulting from the dismissal of doctors from the Department of Hematology of the hospital «Hadassah».
In a letter addressed to Benjamin Netanyahu, the paediatricians indicated that the situation with provision of medical aid to children with oncohematological diseases from Jerusalem and its suburbs, requires its intervention because it is without his intervention is unlikely to change for the better. Doctors point out that due to the lack of specialists of the required profile for working doctors are overstretched and children are forced to wait their turn to receive treatment.
News radio «Kahn Beth», first spoke about the treatment of doctors to the Prime Minister, States that all children receiving medical assistance in the «Hadas» after the dismissal of the doctors were transferred to hospitals in the center of the country: «Sheba», «Ichilov» and «Schneider». To treatment the children are forced to travel from Jerusalem to other cities. The parents of sick children continue to achieve the opening of the division of pediatric Hematology at the hospital «Shaare Zedek,» but against this decision supports the Ministry of health.