Ambulance volunteer saved the life of his little daughter rushed to Hadassah

by Mark Addleman

by Yael Fridson The baby fell in the synagogue and suffered intracranial bleeding. Her father and a paramedic took her urgently to Hadassah, while she was sedated and ventilated. The nightmare scenario of every parent – the baby falls out of their hands – was the experience of  Jerusalem’s resident, Chavi, who took her seven…



Guest Blog; Aly’s Hadassah Blog

by Mark Addleman

Guest Blog: Aly’s Story- My name is Aly, and I’m proud and honoured to have been asked to write a blog for the Hadassah UK website.  I hope that my regular updates can help to give you an insight into what truly makes the Hadassah Hospital tick . . .  the building, the patients and…



A Culture of Research.

by Mark Addleman

From developing a melanoma vaccine to working on controlling diabetes, Hadassah’s multidisciplinary, collaborative approach is resulting in medical breakthroughs and innovations. Tens of thousands bless Travelan, the over-the-counter natural health product that helps prevent traveler’s diarrhea. The ultrasound device PainShield has wrought a revolution in healing chronic wounds. And PerioChip, inserted between tooth and gum,…



Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem Ranked #1 in Quality Assurance

by Hadassah.UK

  Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem has been ranked as the leading medical center in the country for quality assurance by Israel’s Ministry of Health. This is the second year that the Ministry has publicized its statistics, believing that this transparency encourages hospitals to improve their service. Rather than showcasing dramatic surgical results or breakthroughs, these…



Epilepsy link to Religious Visions

by Hadassah.UK

Israeli scientists may have discovered a link between epilepsy and visionary religious experiences often described as “seeing God,” after catching a moment of revelation on brain-monitoring equipment while a patient was undergoing tests to help treat the neurological disease. Researchers at Hadassah University Hospital on Jerusalem’s Mount Scopus said that while treating a 46-year-old man…



When M.S. enters your home – Sarit’s Story

by Hadassah.UK

Written by Sarit Kleiman Synopsis Three weeks after the birth of their son, Arie Biton was diagnosed with M.S. A pioneering limited clinical trial for Israeli qualifying patients, using stem cells in Hadassah Ein Kerem is led by Prof. Dimitrios Karussis. This could help find a MS treatment and is missing $1 million. Sarit Kleiman…



Coexistence at Hadassah: Reflections of an Arab Social Worker in Israel

by Hadassah.UK

I am a social worker in the Paediatric Surgical Department and Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Hadassah University Hospital in Jerusalem, and I teach the students at the Hebrew University School of Social Work. I am proud that we provide healthcare services for all patients, whether they are from West Jerusalem, East Jerusalem, the settlements,…



Moving into the Future: Hadassah Dedicates New OR Complex

by Hadassah.UK

The long-awaited operating room complex for the Hadassah Medical Centre’s Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower was dedicated on January 10th. Built to allow Hadassah’s high-level surgical teams to carry out complicated surgeries under optimal conditions, with a level of  technology used by the world’s top-tier hospitals, the complex took eight years to complete at a…



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