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  11/1/2012, Cheshvan 16, 5773

Health Ministry will Close Neve Ya'akov Mental Hospital

The Health Ministry decided, Thursday, to close the Neve Ya'akov psychiatric hospital in Petach Tikva and transfer its patients to other institutions.

The decision came a day after a raid by police investigators, which resulted in most of the staff being detained on suspicion of abusing the patients.