Hackney to Haifa

The multidisciplinary trauma unit is on call for all of the specialist staff for speedy diagnoses and treatment.

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October 1, 2017 20:11
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The group from Homerton Hospital stands in front of the plaque of Maimonides at Rambam Medical Cente

The group from Homerton Hospital stands in front of the plaque of Maimonides at Rambam Medical Center.. (photo credit: WENDY BLUMFIELD)

 
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There is a vast demographic, geographic, cultural and historic difference between Haifa and Hackney in east London, but listening to the guest health specialists from Homerton Hospital in Hackney discussing their work with their hosts at Rambam Medical Center makes it clear that they have much in common.

Haifa is twinned with Hackney, an area with a large Jewish population that dwindled as the immigrants of the early part of the 20th century moved out to the greener and more prosperous suburbs.

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