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Rapid response to:

Editor's Choice

Larrey’s flying hospital

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: (Published 21 October 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a2231

Rapid Response:

Israeli Hospital staffing

Tony Delamothe appears unaware that Israeli hospitals employ Arabs or
Jews simply by virtue of their qualification, just as they treat Arabs or
Jews simply by virtue of their needs. An example of the former is the
Afula hospital see and
undoubtedly there are many more.
Similarly the latter case is described by the BMJ, see

Competing interests:
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Competing interests: No competing interests

01 November 2008
Ruth Singer
Retired GP
Liverpool L18 3JU