Public hospital sanctions continue next week

A minimal Shabbat schedule will be imposed in all hospitals from Hadera northward, including outpatient clinics, day hospitals, diagnostic institutes.

May 27, 2011 06:14
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Sanctions in the public health system will resume on Monday, with a minimal Shabbat schedule imposed in all hospitals from Hadera northward, including outpatient clinics, day hospitals and diagnostic institutes.

The affected general hospitals are Rambam, Hillel Yaffe, Bnei Zion, Carmel, Emek, Ziv and Nahariya. The mental health centers affected are Mizra, Tirat Hacarmel, Shaare Menashe, Flieman and the Shoham Geriatric Center.

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On Tuesday, all hospitals from Rehovot southward, including Jerusalem, will have the same reduced Shabbat schedule. They include Barzilai, Kaplan, Soroka, Bikur Holim, the two Hadassah University Medical Centers and Shaare Zedek. The affected psychiatric and geriatric hospitals include Nes Zion, Be’er Ya’acov, Eitanim, Kfar Shaul, Shmuel Harofeh and Hartzfeld.

On Wednesday, the same sanctions will occur in the center of the country. The affected hospitals will be Sheba, Tel Aviv Sourasky, both the Beilinson and Hasharon Campuses of the Rabin Medical Center, Schneider, Wolfson, Assaf Harofeh, Meir, Shalvata, Geha, Beit Rivka, Beit Loewenstein, Pardesia, Netanya Geriatric Hospital and Abarbanel.

On Thursday, only oncological surgery and other urgent operations will be performed in all the hospitals. The rest of hospital activities will carry on.

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