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BMJ 2011; 343 doi: (Published 13 December 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d8091

Israeli doctors end protests: Three months of walkouts and mass resignations by trainee doctors in Israel dissatisfied with a nine year labour deal brokered by the Israel Medical Association in August ended on 8 December after external mediators intervened. Trainees won bonuses, higher pay, a commitment to only six late night and weekend shifts a month, and a contract review in 2015. In turn they agreed that hospital doctors would clock in and out to show they were not moonlighting during regular hours.

Asking about organ donation should be routine in end of life care: Organ donation should be considered as a usual part of care planning at the end of life, with every hospital having …

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