The amendment to the law on patient’s rights, proposed by the Deputy from opposition, the vote passed in a preliminary reading in the Knesset plenary session. The amendment, opposed by the coalition and opposed by the members of the Ministerial Committee on legislation voted 52 deputies, against — 51.
On the official website of the Knesset stated that the amendment proposed by Eliseu Labi («Yesh Atid»), stipulate the right of a parent to be present during the first medical examinations, which are held a newborn baby in the hospital. Currently in most hospitals, parents are not allowed on these checks. And about the child they learn immediately after graduation from responsible for the inspection of the doctor.
This is the first victory for the coalition after Silvan Shalom resigned.