​The Director-General of the Ministry of Health adopted the decision of a special professional committee to suspend the licensing of Prof. Shimon Slavin for six months as an intermediate step.


According to Section 44A of the Physicians Ordinance of 1976, the Director General of the Ministry of Health may order the suspension or restriction of a physician’s license in the event of a suspicion that a physician has caused serious negligence to the Death of A patient who was under his care or caused him serious harm.
Prof. Slavin was asked to submit his license to practice medicine to the Health Ministry immediately.