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Chapter 29: Severance
One morning when the foot care lady called to see Mum, she wasn't very happy about Mum's foot. She said that Mum would have to have a home visit from a chiropodist as soon as possible.
At about 7 p.m. that evening, Mum suddenly collapsed. She couldn't pick herself up. I telephoned my GP who seemed to expect my call.
‘I'll call an ambulance,’ she said, ‘You must come to the surgery straight away and collect a letter to take to the hospital.’
Taken aback I asked her, ‘But what if the ambulance turns up before I get back?’ She replied that the ambulance wouldn't come that quickly.
‘Will you please bring the note out to my car to save time?’ I said, and was pleased when she ...