BNC Text G52

Medical consultation. Sample containing about 261 words speech recorded in public context

4 speakers recorded by respondent number C205

PS27A X m (No name, age unknown, doctor) unspecified
PS27B X u (No name, age unknown, patient) unspecified
G52PSUNK (respondent W0000) X u (Unknown speaker, age unknown) other
G52PSUGP (respondent W000M) X u (Group of unknown speakers, age unknown) other

1 recordings

  1. Tape 096704 recorded on unknown date. LocationStrathclyde: Lanark ( Doctors surgery ) Activity: Consultation

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Unknown speaker (G52PSUNK) [1] Hello?
[2] ... Right thank you.
(PS27B) [...]
(PS27A) [3] Well Gerald, what can I do for you today sir?
(PS27B) [4] Well [...] not too bad.
[5] You know, a wee bit of numbness in my hand you know [...] .
(PS27A) [6] Still still having
(PS27B) [7] Er I need the tablets for er [...] an awful lot of boils you know .
(PS27A) [8] Are you?
(PS27B) [9] Aye.
(PS27A) [10] Right.
(PS27B) [11] You know how I take Tetracycline quite regularly
(PS27A) [12] Mhm.
(PS27B) [13] you know and I [...]
(PS27A) [14] Aye.
(PS27B) [15] And I knew I was coming up you know.
(PS27A) [16] Well that's [...] be some I'm gonna give you a slight change till we get your skin clear and then we'll we'll get you back on your [...] after that Gerry.
(PS27B) [17] Aye.
[18] ... I'm due I'm meant to go to a diabetic clinic again, you know in Strathclyde you know.
(PS27A) [19] Right.
(PS27B) [20] [...] . ...
(PS27A) [21] [...] .
[22] [whispering] ninety five. []
(PS27B) [23] My line'll be due now Doc, can you give me another line please.
(PS27A) [24] [...] . ...
(PS27B) [25] I was just You know I used to always maybe take one and if I got bad I took maybe two a day you know.
(PS27A) [26] Aye.
(PS27B) [27] Doc.
(PS27A) [28] Use these other ones.
(PS27B) [29] Mhm.
(PS27A) [30] Give give this the Tetracycline a wee rest.
(PS27B) [31] Yeah.
(PS27A) [32] And then we'll get you back onto them after five or six days, Gerald.
(PS27B) [...]
(PS27A) [33] That'll give your skin a good chance. ...
(PS27B) [34] [...] some of that Dr .
(PS27A) [35] [...] .
(PS27B) [36] [...] .
(PS27A) [37] [...] how long [...] far away.
[38] There's way that I'm gonna trust them for another five or six weeks yet.
(PS27B) [laugh]
(PS27A) [39] I know I know [...] what they like.
[40] ... They'll all go their Summer holidays.
[41] Any time.
(PS27B) [42] [laugh] Yeah.
[43] That's true.
(PS27A) [44] There we go Gerald, that'll keep you right.
[45] [...] Right
(PS27B) [46] [...] Dr .
[47] [...] now.
(PS27A) [48] Cheerio now. [recording ends]