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Caller's mother gets help after she was refused dialysis

John received an emotional call yesterday from a listener, Makabelo about her mother who was refused dialysis at the Southrand hospital because she was supposedly 'too old'.

She says after the call she made on the show, her mother was fetched by an ambulance and transported to the Charlotte Maxeke hospital and is now receiving treatment.

Makabelo called in again this morning to report that her mother was in a much better state after her dialysis and she herself was in good spirits.

I slept for the first time since Friday last night.

Makabelo, 702 caller

Listen to her feedback below:

A special thanks to listeners who offered to assist to make this a happy ending.


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