Helen Joseph Hospital water outage threatens lives of dialysis patients

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Dialysis patients have had their treatment time reduced due to water shortages at Helen Joseph Hospital. Photo: Mailson Pignata/iStockPhoto
Dialysis patients have had their treatment time reduced due to water shortages at Helen Joseph Hospital. Photo: Mailson Pignata/iStockPhoto

Helen Joseph Hospital patients have been severely impacted by a water supply disruption this week. Dialysis patients have been most impacted.

City Press learnt that medical procedures have been postponed due to the lack of water.

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