Israeli entrepreneurs specialising in medical technology have met representatives of the NHS and top British healthcare companies.
The seven entrepreneurs presented the UK groups – including including NHS England and NHS Innovation Accelerator - with innovative products which they said would reduce healthcare costs and could improve the treatment of patients.
A new charity has launched a website to support Jewish sufferers of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
With Ashkenazi Jews being four times more likely to develop the digestive conditions, Jonathan Jay and Deborah Eckstein decided to launch Jewish Digest to offer medical, dietary and lifestyle advice for people with the illness.
A clinic set up by a British Jewish doctor will help the paralysed to walk as early as next year.
Geoffrey Raisman, the man behind a new treatment for spinal cord injuries which was hailed as a historic breakthrough, has said that he is setting up a centre at St George’s Hospital that could eventually treat most types of spinal injury.
Six weeks after winning the election and only a few days before the final deadline to present his cabinet to the president, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu signed coalition agreements with two parties, with three other parties close to doing a deal.
For now, Labour will remain in opposition and the new Likud government will be backed by 67 Knesset members.