22 September 2014

No card? Still get served at health fund (kupat cholim)

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The days of missing appointments or begging to get a prescription filled for lack of a health fund (קופת חולים / kupat cholim) magnetic card are over.

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Blue Green Flag program ranks the best beaches

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Which beach is best?  The Ministry of Environmental Protection ranks them for you through their Blue Green Flag program.

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Basic dental care expanding to cover more kids

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If you’ve been putting it off, it’s time to book those dental appointments for your kids.  As of 1 July 2011, basic dental care coverage for children is expanding.

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JCI accreditation demonstrates hospitals commitment to patient safety, quality of care

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Seven Israeli hospitals have proven their commitment to high standards of patient safety and quality of care through accreditation by the Joint Commission International.

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Poison Control urges care during Passover prep

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In the two weeks before Passover, incidents of accidental poisonings increase dramatically.  You need to know who to call if a child or adult is accidentally exposed to dangerous substances.

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Former UK residents can (& should) be organ donors

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Previously here at No Fryers, the importance of signing up for an Adi organ donor card to you and your loved ones has been covered. An important question was directed to me off-site: Can people who resided in England be organ donors?

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Use sick leave for absences due to childbirth and pregnancy of a spouse

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Is your spouse pregnant?  If so, beyond the possibility of paternity leave, the law entitles you to medical leave on the occasion of birth and for some medical treatments.

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