Dirk Lotriet
2 minute read
6 Mar 2020
6:20 am

Never mind medical aid, just avoid hospitals at all costs

Dirk Lotriet

We called the medical aid, who insisted that we pay more than R8,000 before the tests could be done.

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Dear reader, I want to give you a tip that is vital to make your life bearable: avoid hospitals at all costs! I spent most of yesterday in one, and it was terrible. The lovely Snapdragon phoned yesterday morning and told me she was in a serious accident. I was on my way to work, but made an about-turn immediately. Fifteen minutes later I saw the flashing lights which indicated the spot where the four participants in a collision were standing. It was clear what had happened – a car bumped into the back of Snapdragon at a traffic light....