The directors of the public hospitals and the Ministries of Finance and Health arrived today (Sunday) to secure NIS 960 million for medical institutions by the end of the year. As part of the understandings, a joint team of the Ministry of Finance The hospitals will return to full operation.
Chairman of the Health Committee, MK Edith Silman“I am glad that the talks we have had in recent days and nights, the special discussion in the Health Committee and the perseverance along the way have resolved the crisis. The Health Committee under my leadership will not give a hand to a situation where the citizens of Israel do not get what they deserve.
Agreements have been reached between the Ministries of Finance, Health and Public Hospital Directors!
Glad that the conversations we had the last few days and nights, the special discussion in the Health and Perseverance Committee along the way led to the resolution of the crisis.
The Health Committee under my leadership will not lend a hand to a situation in which the citizens of the State of Israel do not receive what they deserve. Health first and foremost. pic.twitter.com/EdXub2Ej1a
– Idit Silman @iditsilman September 5, 2021
Chairman of the Lobby for Public Hospitals, MK Katie Sheetrit“I welcome the understandings reached between the Ministries of Finance, Health and Public Hospital Directors. I am glad that the conversations we had in the lobby and in the health committees, our and the hospital directors’ determination together with the doctors – are what led to the resolution of the crisis.“
As you may recall, in recent days the hospitals have launched sanctions, during which they have moved to work in an emergency format due to the inability to treat patients and in light of the non.compliance with the agreement signed by the health and finance ministries with them and lack of budget.
A statement to the Minister of Health and MDA stated that “due to the structural deficit imposed on us by the state and due to the non.compliance with the agreement with the public hospitals, the seven hospitals are unable to function fully and provide adequate care to patients. The seven hospitals will switch to a Shabbat format and will only carry out life.saving activities. “
At a press conference by seven directors of public hospitals in front of the prime minister’s residence in Balfour last week, Shaare Zedek’s director general, Prof. Dirt Marin, We said that: “Our cry has probably not yet reached the right ears. We are here outside the prime minister’s house because he must intervene in this crisis. We will open a tent tomorrow in front of the prime minister’s office and we will sit there until there is a solution. The Rosh Hashanah meal together with our families, until a solution is found. ”
The director of the English Hospital in Nazareth, Prof. Fahed Hakim, added: “Prime Minister Bennett, Minister of Finance Lieberman, Minister of Health Horowitz, the government of change, you must apologize to my mother. Mother, I’m sorry, I canceled your operation. Our employees are tired of not We get what they deserve. “