General practitioner's surgery: medical consultation. Sample containing about 1283 words speech recorded in public context

5 speakers recorded by respondent number C134

PS232 X m (Doctor, age unknown, doctor, other participants are doctors patients) unspecified
FXHPS000 X u (No name, age unknown) unspecified
FXHPS001 X u (No name, age unknown) unspecified
FXHPSUNK (respondent W0000) X u (Unknown speaker, age unknown) other
FXHPSUGP (respondent W000M) X u (Group of unknown speakers, age unknown) other

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  1. Tape 093811 recorded on unknown date. LocationStrathclyde: Lanarkshire ( G.P.'s surgery ) Activity: Medical consultation

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Unknown speaker (FXHPSUNK) [1] Look look what the wind's look look what the wind's blown in, look what the wind's blown in.
[2] They didn't even tell me you were coming.
[3] What have we got to do to you today?
(FXHPS000) [cough]
(FXHPS001) [4] There's an awful pain in my back Doctor.
Doctor (PS232) [5] A pain in your back?
(FXHPS001) [6] Aye it's in between my, well in the bottom of my shoulder blades .
Doctor (PS232) [7] Mhm.
(FXHPS001) [8] And it it goes away and then all of a sudden it comes back, and it's re it's really torturing me.
Doctor (PS232) [9] Right let's have a wee look here and see if we can make it sore.
[10] What side [...] ?
(FXHPS001) [11] [...] , down there, down there,
Doctor (PS232) [12] Down down in down
(FXHPS001) [13] Aye.
Doctor (PS232) [14] in that corner there?
(FXHPS001) [15] Aye, right there, aye.
Doctor (PS232) [16] Aye, beauty, oh I'm getting good at that, you see, it's all these years of practice I've had. [...]
(FXHPS000) [17] [laugh] .
Doctor (PS232) [18] See she's enjoying that.
[19] ... That's a better bit isn't it?
(FXHPS001) [20] Aye, [...] oh he loves that doesn't he? [laugh]
(FXHPS000) [21] Aye [...] .
(FXHPS001) [22] That's it.
Doctor (PS232) [23] What about as far round as that high, [...] nothing as far round here ?
(FXHPS001) [24] No nothing [...] no.
Doctor (PS232) [25] Nothing up there?
(FXHPS001) [26] No, and a wee bit there.
Doctor (PS232) [27] I'm liking this, I'm liking this.
[28] What about there?
[29] And there?
(FXHPS001) [30] Aye right there, aye.
Doctor (PS232) [31] Right.
[32] We've got it coming up that bit there, right.
(FXHPS001) [33] Aye.
Doctor (PS232) [34] Right up through there, and tell me if I do that oh ?
(FXHPS001) [35] Aye right there at [...] to.
Doctor (PS232) [36] She enjoyed that.
[37] Will I do it on the other side?
(FXHPS001) [38] No, don't bother.
Doctor (PS232) [laugh]
(FXHPS000) [...]
Doctor (PS232) [39] Aha.
[40] I'm feeling deprived this morning.
(FXHPS001) [...]
Doctor (PS232) [41] I'm feeling deprived.
(FXHPS001) [42] What [...]
Doctor (PS232) [43] What er what brought that on Marie, any idea?
(FXHPS001) [44] Erm I haven't been bothered with it for a couple of months now Doctor, and [...]
(FXHPS000) [45] [...] thought it was an ulcer, didn't you Marie?
(FXHPS001) [46] Oh I always thought it was my ulcer that was causing it, you know, so I was, every time I took it I was taking an extra Samtack
Doctor (PS232) [47] Mhm.
(FXHPS001) [48] And and [...]
Doctor (PS232) [49] Wasn't making any difference.
(FXHPS001) [50] And I tell you when I really [...] lying on my
Doctor (PS232) [51] Aha.
(FXHPS001) [52] side to go you know to go to sleep at night ,
Doctor (PS232) [53] That's right.
(FXHPS001) [54] that's when I feel
Doctor (PS232) [55] That's right.
[56] Right.
[57] Do you want her turned into a human being again?
(FXHPS000) [58] I do.
Doctor (PS232) [59] Just say the word and
(FXHPS001) [60] [...] time to give me a wee shot at my blood pressure as well Doctor.
Doctor (PS232) [61] Right.
(FXHPS001) [62] Cos it's months before I had the time.
Doctor (PS232) [63] [...] never get to Heaven.
[64] You'll never got to Heaven.
[65] ... Made a shocking mess of that.
(FXHPS001) [laugh]
Doctor (PS232) [66] Is this is this you wanting a [...] pump?
(FXHPS000) [67] [laughing] That's what I said. []
(FXHPS001) [68] [...] for the daughter, she's [...] and she cannae carry it off, and whether she [...]
Doctor (PS232) [69] It's a good job it's not you.
[70] [laugh] I'd be
(FXHPS001) [71] If it was me I'd be I'd need a miracle.
Doctor (PS232) [72] I'd be sending for the police.
[73] That's what I'd be doing.
(FXHPS001) [74] Aye, so would I be. [laugh]
Doctor (PS232) [75] Well that's that's for the [...] .
(FXHPS000) [76] That's the stuff alright.
Doctor (PS232) [77] That's that's the stuff.
[78] [...] it's got a green card in it and it's got enough stuff to last you until [...]
(FXHPS000) [79] Will that be alright by [...] aye?
(FXHPS001) [80] I actually and sometimes I come right up.
Doctor (PS232) [81] That's right, right up there and right up, that's right .
(FXHPS001) [82] [...] that's right, aye.
Doctor (PS232) [83] You see, you'd think I knew about these things wouldn't you, you'd think I knew
(FXHPS000) [...]
Doctor (PS232) [84] about these things.
[85] [...] your muscles.
(FXHPS001) [...]
Doctor (PS232) [86] Just go on [...] Just the one.
(FXHPS001) [87] No the two.
Doctor (PS232) [88] Just the one.
(FXHPS001) [89] Just the one?
Doctor (PS232) [90] Just the one.
(FXHPS001) [91] I've got the two afternoon.
Doctor (PS232) [92] Just the one then.
[93] Don't you get up [...] .
(FXHPS000) [94] Is he still putting up with you?
(FXHPS001) [95] Aye.
Doctor (PS232) [96] Is he?
[97] Just
(FXHPS001) [98] [...] it's just near there.
Doctor (PS232) [99] just.
[100] ... Now then [...] hold on to that, that's enough. ... [whispering] [...] [] ...
(FXHPS001) [101] [cough] ... [...] policies away, that's alright, it looks as if it's normal.
(FXHPS000) [102] Oh well [...] wouldn't even bother dusting them.
(FXHPS001) [103] Oh I'm being got at, aren't I? [laugh]
(FXHPS000) [104] Aye.
Doctor (PS232) [105] Good. ... [...]
(FXHPS001) [...]
Doctor (PS232) [106] [...] at all,
(FXHPS001) [...]
Doctor (PS232) [107] not bad at all for somebody that age.
(FXHPS001) [108] That age.
(FXHPS000) [109] [...] on Thursday.
Doctor (PS232) [110] She had a birthday?
(FXHPS000) [111] I'm forty seven.
Doctor (PS232) [112] [...] I thought you said she, [...] I thought you were stopping having birthdays.
(FXHPS001) [113] Och [...] I stopped when I were twenty one.
Doctor (PS232) [114] Aha.
[115] And is she twenty one again?
(FXHPS001) [116] [...] to be twenty one again, aha.
Doctor (PS232) [117] How many times is that?
(FXHPS001) [118] Four times now.
(FXHPS000) [cough]
(FXHPS001) [119] [...] tablets please?
Doctor (PS232) [120] Aye.
(FXHPS001) [121] Yeah.
Doctor (PS232) [122] Your Warfarin,
(FXHPS001) [123] Warfarin, aye, please.
Doctor (PS232) [124] let's see now ans aspirin.
(FXHPS001) [125] Aspirin's still to
Doctor (PS232) [126] Sounded like seven fifty or something?
(FXHPS001) [127] Seventy five.
Doctor (PS232) [128] Seventy five.
[129] Oh what him he's threatening to do away with you.
(FXHPS000) [laugh]
Doctor (PS232) [130] Do away with you, Marie.
(FXHPS001) [131] [...] hundreds. [...]
Doctor (PS232) [132] How is your mum?
(FXHPS001) [133] Ah she's [...] .
[134] Thanks a lot.
Doctor (PS232) [135] Thanks a lot. ...
(FXHPS001) [136] And as for Jackie's [...] .
Doctor (PS232) [137] The paracetamol is that the dissolving ones?
(FXHPS001) [138] No from the swallowing .
Doctor (PS232) [139] It's the ones for swallowing, right.
(FXHPS000) [140] Have you tried the dissolving ones by the way?
(FXHPS001) [141] No.
[142] I've never tried them, no.
Doctor (PS232) [143] Want to try
(FXHPS001) [144] I dissolve my ha aspro though .
Doctor (PS232) [145] Could use you sometimes you say they kind of, [...]
(FXHPS001) [146] Aye catching my throat, aye.
Doctor (PS232) [147] Well then.
[148] I mean they're the same, the same [...]
(FXHPS000) [149] The same as your other.
Doctor (PS232) [150] exactly the same thing.
[151] [...] they look slightly bigger,
(FXHPS000) [...]
Doctor (PS232) [152] but I mean it's only because the extra stuff's in it for it to dissolve in .
(FXHPS001) [153] Dissolve in.
Doctor (PS232) [154] So so that's [...] I'll give you some of them this time
(FXHPS001) [155] Aye,
Doctor (PS232) [156] and see how you get on.
[157] And if you feel they're better then fine, we'll get that for you.
[158] No bother at all, no bother at all .
[159] ... Now then, birth pill.
[160] Aye, which ?
(FXHPS001) [161] I've got them there I cannae see it.
Doctor (PS232) [162] Which one's that?
(FXHPS001) [163] I have to write it down .
Doctor (PS232) [164] Oh, right.
[165] ... Still in Road?
(FXHPS001) [166] No she's gone to her own house
(FXHPS000) [167] No er.
(FXHPS001) [168] Doctor.
[169] I forgot to put the change in the, [...] get it in, she's moved to the other [...]
Doctor (PS232) [...]
(FXHPS001) [170] right enough.
[171] Er sixty
Doctor (PS232) [...]
(FXHPS001) [172] three [...] Lodge,
(FXHPS000) [173] Sixty [...] Towers, by the Lodge .
(FXHPS001) [174] Sixty, oh not
Doctor (PS232) [175] Mhm oh aye.
(FXHPS001) [176] It's not , it's Lodge.
(FXHPS000) [177] .
(FXHPS001) [178] Towers.
[179] Towers.
Doctor (PS232) [180] Towers?
(FXHPS000) [181] Mhm.
Doctor (PS232) [182] Towers, that's
(FXHPS001) [...]
Doctor (PS232) [183] Aha.
(FXHPS001) [...]
(FXHPS000) [184] Only moved there last month or so Doctor, [...]
(FXHPS001) [185] Aye.
Doctor (PS232) [186] Yeah.
(FXHPS001) [187] I don't think she's wanting to change you anyway, [...] I think she's keeping you on.
Doctor (PS232) [188] Oh, she might have trouble, she might have trouble cos the Health Board have
(FXHPS001) [...]
Doctor (PS232) [189] changed all the regulations.
(FXHPS001) [190] Oh [...] tell them.
Doctor (PS232) [191] Aye.
(FXHPS000) [...] [...]
(FXHPS001) [192] Aye, aye.
(FXHPS000) [193] What does she do now then Doctor?
Doctor (PS232) [194] the best thing to do, check with the Health Board, they'll the only other way is to go a certain distance into nowadays
(FXHPS000) [195] Right.
Doctor (PS232) [196] And if it's er if it's past the bit the Health Board allow then she should
(FXHPS001) [197] She's right behind it isn't it, the Health Centre.
[198] Where where she's got her flat.
Doctor (PS232) [199] Is that right, oh well she
(FXHPS001) [200] Aye, she's right behind the centre.
Doctor (PS232) [201] No chance,
(FXHPS001) [202] Aye.
Doctor (PS232) [203] no chance.
[204] The this the [...]
(FXHPS000) [205] Because she's near that?
Doctor (PS232) [206] No, the only other one's [...]
(FXHPS000) [207] [cough] sort of a boundary, sort of a boundary.
[208] Ah right, right.
Doctor (PS232) [209] And over the level crossing or past the [cough]
(FXHPS000) [210] Over the level, right, so we're talking by ?
Doctor (PS232) [211] Aye past [...]
(FXHPS000) [212] Past [...] Yeah.
Doctor (PS232) [213] Go that way so if she goes into the Hea the Health Centre and says, you know that she's from Hill
(FXHPS000) [214] And she's changing address
Doctor (PS232) [215] And she want's to change over cos she's moved into that bit of the town, they'll they'll get her sorted out. [cough]
(FXHPS000) [216] They'll have the [...]
Doctor (PS232) [217] Get here a special form to fill in.
(FXHPS000) [218] Right.
Doctor (PS232) [219] They'll have the forms here, she doesn't need to take anything with her, okey-doke? [...]
(FXHPS000) [220] Aye.
Doctor (PS232) [221] Just just says to them that she's moved.
[222] Watch him, seven hundred and fifty,
(FXHPS000) [laugh]
Doctor (PS232) [223] just you watch him. [...]
(FXHPS001) [...]
Doctor (PS232) [224] Aye [...] then, okay,
(FXHPS001) [225] After [...] I'm giving him a tablet [...] as well.
Doctor (PS232) [226] [...] [...] you're gonna sleep at night.
[227] Who was it that was asleep too long?
(FXHPS001) [laugh]
Doctor (PS232) [228] You're right, he's sleeping too long.
(FXHPS000) [...]
Doctor (PS232) [229] I'll get the door.
(FXHPS001) [230] Right Dr .
Doctor (PS232) [231] There we are.
(FXHPS001) [232] Right cheerio Doctor .
Doctor (PS232) [233] Right [...]
(FXHPS000) [...]
Doctor (PS232) [234] Okay, right, cheerio mate. [recording ends]