At a press conference held on 13 June in the hospital, «Hadassah» and dedicated to the crisis in the Department of pediatric Hematology, Professor Zeev Rothstein invited retired doctors to return to work.
This proposal was addressed to the former glavrach pediatric Hematology Michael Wintrobe and five doctors of the highest category, who had retired with him. Also the new CEO of the clinic were asked to return three young professionals, who resigned amid the conflict, which was caused by the disposal of Rothstein to join the pediatric Hematology unit with the adult Department of bone marrow transplantation.
Professor Rothstein said in a press conference that he still cannot understand that forcing doctors to quit. However, he noted that he is comforted by the fact that there are many professionals who would like to work in the hospital «Hadassah», and after it was received «reinforcements» from the hospital «Sheba», he is calm for patients.
The website NRG says that the Minister of health Yaakov litzman has also asked retired doctors to return. The Minister urged oncologists to behave responsibly and return to the «Adas» for sick children.