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Hospitals told to prepare for 340 serious cases of child COVID

Hospitals told to prepare for 340 serious cases of children with COVID-19

Faced with skyrocketing COVID-19 infection rates, hospitals plan opening extra pediatric wards with dedicated staff.

Hundreds of medical residents resign over 26-hour shifts

Hundreds of medical residents resign over 26-hour shifts

'People will die because there will be no one to turn on respirators,' doctor says as residents resign at 35 hospitals.

Despite promises, additional staff for hospitals not approved

Despite promises, additional staff for overburdened hospitals not approved

Hospital administrators claim Finance Ministry set unrealistic standards to avoid approving promised additional staff/

Doctors: 'We're forced to choose who will live and who will die'

Doctors: 'We're forced to choose who will live and who will die'

Internal protocols expose drama in hospitals: The overload has reached a critical point. Doctors: 'We're fighting a war of attrition.'

'Medical staff are collapsing and patients pay with their lives'

Doctors: 'Medical staff are collapsing and patients pay with their lives'

Senior doctors warn: 'Large number of hospitalized coronavirus patients forcing drop in quality of care.'

Coronavirus overload: 7 public hospitals limit activity

Coronavirus overload: 7 public hospitals limit activity

'No one speaks to us, we cannot pay our suppliers with the understanding and sympathy for our problems,' hospital directors say.

IDF medical staff to provide home-care to relieve hospitals

IDF medical staff to boost hospital services to home-care patients

Mild COVID cases to be transferred to home care, with medical teams making home visits, in order to take pressure off hospitals.

Rambam hospital director: Gov't demanded that we drop standards

Rambam hospital director: Gov't demanded that we drop standards

Dr. Halbertal describes gov't determination to avoid lockdown at all costs, hospitals ordered to absorb thousands of serious cases.

Likud demands investigation against Bennett for bribery

Likud demands investigation against Bennett for bribing hospitals

PM accused of offering billions to hospital budgets in exchange for silence on COVID crisis. PMO denies accusations.

Secret agreement: Silence in exchange for additional staff

Secret agreement: Silence in exchange for additional staff

The government promised to provide hospitals with additional staff - in exchange for complete silence, no matter what.

Hospital administrators warn: We don't have enough manpower

Hospital administrators warn: We don't have enough manpower

Hospital directors warned Health Ministry Director General: There are no staff, no beds and people are very tired.

Large discrepancies between COVID data from hospitals vs. govt

Large discrepancies between COVID data from hospitals vs. govt

According to Health Ministry, there are 46 seriously ill patients in Israel's hospitals, but figures from hospitals themselves show just 27.

Has Israel reached herd immunity? 'Virus still here'player

Has Israel reached herd immunity? Health expert says virus not to be overlooked yet

While Israel seems well on its way to herd immunity, local health expert says safety measures should remain in place.

No big deal? Hundreds of local COVID mutations recorded player

No big deal? Hundreds of local COVID-19 mutations recorded in Israel

While hundreds of homegrown strains of Corona have been reported, health experts have mostly dismissed the new threat.

Pfizer: Vaccine prevents asymptomatic transmission

Pfizer: Data from Israel shows vaccination prevents asymptomatic transmission

Vaccine manufacturers say data shared with them by Israeli health care officials shows that vaccination stops transmission and infection.

Chief rabbi to A-G: 'Freeze ruling allowing hametz in hospitals'

Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef to Avichai Mandelblit: 'Freeze ruling allowing hametz in hospitals'

Chief Rabbi Yosef asks Attorney General Mandelblit to prevent implementation of ruling allowing desecration of Passover in hospitals.

Austria, Denmark look to Israel for help with vaccine rolloutplayer

Austria, Denmark look to Israel for help with vaccine rollout

The two nations are accusing EU leadership of inefficient, slow supply of COVID vaccines, getting help from Israel in battle against virus.

Listen to the call of Torah leaders and join Petachya's partners

Listen to the call of Torah leaders and join Petachyas Valued Partners

Join Petachya’s valued partners around the world who are making a difference in lives of Israel’s special-needs children and their families.

Why isn't BAM being used to fight Covid in Israel?

Why isn't BAM being used to fight Covid in Israel?

Eli Lilly has FDA approval for emergency use of BAM and received Ministry of Health approval as of January 12, 2021. So where is it? Opinion

Deri: Enough wild incitement, lies, hatred of haredim

Deri: Enough wild incitement, lies, hatred of haredim

Shas Chairman says infection coefficient in general sector exceeded 1, while among haredim, it dropped to 0.86. 'Most haredim meticulous.'

Woman dies in ambulance after hospitals refuse treatment

Woman dies in ambulance after hospitals refuse treatment

A woman being transported from a nursing home to a hospital died in the ambulance after no hospital would not admit her.

Hospitals: Don't send ambulances to us

Hospitals tell MDA not to send them patients

Despreate shortages of funding and supplies have moved several hospitals to start limiting their activities.

Hospitals collapsing under excess load

Hospitals collapsing under excess load caused by coronavirus infections

If not enough beds are added, hospitals will need to take beds from other departments, Health Min. official says.

Hospital managers protest outside of Finance Ministry

Seven hospital managers gathered before the Finance Ministry in protest

The managers of some of the more prominent public hospitals accuse the Finance Ministry of ignoring their needs.

US hospitals: 'People are dying like flies'

US hospitals: 'People are dying like flies'

Los Angeles nurse says hospitals on verge of collapse, rate of new patients surpasses rate at which vaccines are administered.

Hospitals concerned over possible lack of beds

Israeli hospitals concerned over possible lack of hospital beds come winter

Israeli hospitals voice concern over whether annual flu season will push them over the edge, as more coronavirus patients flood hospitals.

Daycares to open in hospitals

Daycares to open in hospitals

New daycare centers to provide childcare for children of essential hospital workers.

Health Ministry recommends: Videotape all medical operations

Health Ministry recommends: Videotape all medical operations

Special committee investigates complaints against doctors, suggests all operations be videotaped and complications centrally monitored.

Hospital works to uncover source of germ that killed 3 preemies

Hospital works to uncover source of germ that killed 3 preemies

Pennsylvania hospital trying to uncover source of bacteria which killed 3 premature infants and infected 5 others.

Only 66% of one-year-olds are vaccinated

Only 66% of one-year-olds are vaccinated

New Health Ministry report on early childhood care, hospital wait times, shows improvement in health care, but leaves much to be desired.

New study examines Israel's hospital system

New study examines Israel's hospital system

Taub Center examines failings in Israel's hospital system, results emphasize disparities between center and periphery.

Palestinian Authority won't refer patients to Israeli hospitals

Palestinian Authority won't refer patients to Israeli hospitals

Claiming Israeli 'piracy' and promising continued professional treatment, PA ceases referrals to Israeli hospitals.

'You cannot give medical tourists preference over Israelis'

'You cannot give medical tourists preference over Israelis'

'Hotam' organization demands Knesset forbid preferential treatment of Palestinian Arabs, medical tourists, at Israelis' expense.

'Your business is national pride'

'Your business is national pride'

President Rivlin meets Galilee Medical Center staff, says treating Syrian victims is a 'business of national pride.'

Poll: Israelis distrustful of hospital doctors

Poll: Israelis distrustful of hospital doctors

New poll shows Israelis far more likely to trust doctors at their local clinic than hospital staff.

Health Ministry report exposes sepsis rates in Israeli hospitals

Health Ministry report exposes sepsis rates in Israeli hospitals

Health Ministry report details which hospitals have most cases of sepsis, which have least.

News conference explains maternity ward 'division'

News conference explains maternity ward 'division'

'New Jewish mothers want to rest, not have Arab partying,' says panelist at health conference, explaining valid cultural differences.

Health workers, hospitals targeted in Syria war

Health workers, hospitals targeted in Syria war

Pattern of apparently deliberate targeting of hospitals and medical facilities emerges in Syria.

Doctors to begin strike on Thursday morning

Doctors to begin strike on Thursday morning

Hospitals to operate on Shabbat schedule after negotiations to avert strike fail.

'Cofix revolution' to reach Israeli hospitals?

'Cofix revolution' to reach Israeli hospitals?

Health Ministry conducting talks with the 5-shekel coffee chain to lower prices in hospital food courts, ease burden on patients' families.