Table 1

hospital ethics committees in Israel by hospital size

Number of hospital bedsNo ethics committeeInformal ethics committeePatients' rights ethics committeeBoth informal and patients' rights ethics committees
Includes all acute care hospitals as of January 2001. Paediatric, women's and geriatric hospitals are excluded. The three regional patients' rights ethics committees are not included in the table.
301–400102 (1 Never met)0
401–5002002 (1 PR never met)
>500216 (1 Never met)2 (1 PR never met)