The Health Ministry is investigating suspicions that an Israeli gynecologist gave fertility treatments to a woman with cancer of the uterus that caused the cancer to spread and thereby hastened her death.
Dr. Motti Mark, appointed a year ago this week to head Abarbanel psychiatric hospital, was told on Thursday last week that his contract was not being renewed.
The management of Petah Tikva's Beilinson Hospital has suspended a senior heart surgeon, Dr. Moshe Nili, after the head of the cardiac department, Prof. Bernardo Vidne, complained of Nili's handling of a 38-year-old woman, who died on the operating table in late April.
Use of someone's good name to sell a medical product poses an uneasy moral question.
The High Court of Justice yesterday ordered the government to allow state-owned hospitals to continue offering private medical service until the court hears a petition against a government-ordered freeze on the service.
The two victims of Wednesday night's suicide bombing in Rishon Letzion were laid to rest yesterday. Elmar Dezhabrielov, 16, and Gary Tauzniaski, 65, were both buried in the city's Gordon cemetery.