The Supreme court ordered the parents of children with cancer to start the mediation process with the management of the hospital «Hadassah Ein Kerem».
A judicial panel headed by judge joramo in General made this decision
after the parents rejected the proposal of the judges on mediation.
From the Ministry of health conveyed that they welcomed the decision of the Supreme court.
The Director of the hospital «Shaare Zedek,» Professor Yonatan Halevi, said Walla! News that if mediation is to anything will not lead, he will return again to the Ministry of health with a request to authorize the opening of the pediatric Oncology in the «Shaarei Tsedek».
A few days earlier the part of parents whose children were hospitalized in the pediatric Hematology unit of the Jerusalem hospital «Hadassah», announced the start of a hunger strike in protest against the inaction of the authorities.
The parents of the patients of the Department addressed a letter to the President of Israel Reuven Rivlin. In the letter, among other things, claimed that General hospital Director Zeev Rothstein, contrary to previous agreements, has disposed to open the children’s ward for a bone marrow transplant within the adult Department.
We will remind, in March of this year from the Department of pediatric Hematology «Adasi» quit not less than six doctors of the highest category, including head of the Department, and several young professionals. The reason for the dismissals was the conflict with the new General hospital Director Professor ze’ev Rothstein, who decided to join the pediatric Hematology unit with the Department of bone marrow transplantation.
It was also reported that Weintraub with colleagues negotiated with the hospital «Shaare Zedek» on opening a similar office, but the hospital still haven’t got permission from the Ministry of health.