28.12.2011 02.Tewet. 5772 Channuka 8
Regulations coming on use of analgesics, specially thin needles to reduce pain in children and babies undergoing medical procedures.
The Health Ministry has agreed that within a year, it will issue regulations on the use of analgesics and other means such as specially thin needles to reduce pain in children and babies undergoing medical procedures.
Dr. Chezy Levy, outgoing head of the medical branch, told this to the Knesset Committee on Children’s Rights, which on Tuesday discussed this problem. Levy also said the ministry will take pains to internalize the practice of reducing such pain in hospitals and health fund clinics….