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Public hospitals are threatening to tighten sanctions: "We will completely shut down the operating rooms" - Walla! news

2021-09-01T14:30:44.919Z

The Hadassah director general said that the hospitals will shut down between 10:00 and 08:00 and will not treat the patients, after they have not yet reached an agreement with the Ministry of Finance on the budgets that will be transferred to the hospitals. Shaare Zedek. A protest tent will be set up in front of the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem



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Public hospitals threaten to tighten sanctions: "We will completely shut down operating rooms"

The Hadassah director general said that the hospitals will shut down between 10:00 and 08:00 and will not treat the patients, after they have not yet reached an agreement with the Ministry of Finance on the budgets that will be transferred to the hospitals. Shaare Zedek.

A protest tent will be set up in front of the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem

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Meirav Cohen and Shlomi Heller

Wednesday, 01 September 2021, 17:21 Updated: 17:26

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The director general of Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital, Prof. Yoram Weiss, said today (Wednesday) that the public hospitals will intensify their protest tomorrow, after they have not yet reached an agreement with the Ministry of Finance. 10 am and will take care of patients, "said Weiss, during a protest of hospital directors to the Prime Minister in Jerusalem.



because of sanctions, tomorrow from 10: 00-08: 00 will disable hospitals and medical personnel march at the Prime Minister's Office. at A demonstration will begin in front of the Prime Minister's Office and a protest tent will be set up



. "If we have to, the Sabbath meal will be done there, too," said Marin. The employees of our institutions are also shouting our cry, they will join us and stand with us in the tent. "

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Threaten to intensify sanctions.

The directors of the public hospitals in front of the Prime Minister's residence in Jerusalem, today (Photo: Flash 90, Yonatan Zindel)

The sanctions began last week, after public hospitals announced they would stop accepting patients sick in Corona due to lack of budgets.

The hospitals - Hadassah, Shaare Zedek, Maayan Hayeshua, Laniado and the three hospitals in Nazareth - the French, the English and the Italian - have since switched to the "Shabbat format".



On Sunday, hundreds of doctors came to demonstrate in front of the Ministry of Health in Jerusalem in protest of the "collapse" of public hospitals.

Some of the protesters blocked the entrance to Jerusalem, which was later reopened to traffic.

The demonstrators attacked Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz and said that the cooperation "the drip and starvation method - shameful and disgraceful to the health system at the height of the corona crisis."

The hospitals have not yet reached agreements with the Ministry of Finance.

Jerusalem Hospital Protest, Today (Photo: Flash 90, Jonathan Zindel)

Last Thursday, the public hospitals announced that they did not accept the interim solution offered to them by the Ministry of Finance, and said that they would continue the strike and work in the emergency format tomorrow - and "without a time limit until the full agreement is fulfilled."

This, after following a directive of Minister Avigdor Lieberman, they were transferred an advance of more than NIS 100 million immediately, as an interim compromise.

Hospital administrators sharply attacked the Ministry of Finance, saying that "the ministry's salami method is aimed at starving the hospitals."

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