Netanyahu instructs Finance Ministry to raise medical residents‘ salaries

11.10.2011                      13.Tischrei. 5772

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Netanyahu instructs Finance Ministry to raise medical residents' salaries

PM offers to add thousands of shekels per month to the salaries of young doctors who work in Israel's public health system.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu instructed the Finance Ministry on Monday to raise the monthly salaries of medical residents working in the public health system by thousands of shekels.
The proposal was brought forth by Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman during intensive discussions with Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz regarding the crisis in Israel's health system, after hundreds of medical residents announced a mass resignation earlier Monday….