News Briefs

  5/13/2014, Iyar 13, 5774

Nurses to Be Integrated into Medical Ethics Committees

The Knesset approved an initial vote on the proposal to amend the law regarding patients’ rights to include registered nurses within the ethics board.

The proposal, brought forth by MK Shuli Mualem-Rafaeli and a group of MKs requests the integration of registered nurses into medial institutions’ boards of ethics for the purpose of deciding upon providing information to patients, providing medical care against patients’ consent, and more.