Male Nurse Suspected of Drugging Patients to Keep Them Quiet

Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv filed police complaint after learning nurse injected patients with medicine without receiving permission.

A nurse at the Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv was arrested late Monday for allegedly drugging patients in the internal medicine ward to keep them quiet during his shifts.

Nurse injecting patient. Tomer Appelbaum
Nurse injecting patient.Tomer Appelbaum

The hospital administration lodged its complaint with police after learning that the nurse had on more than one occasion injected patients with medicine without receiving permission from an overseeing physician.

The nurse will be brought before the Tel Aviv Magistrate's Court later Tuesday.