BNC Text H5M

Medical consultation. Sample containing about 442 words speech recorded in public context

6 speakers recorded by respondent number C319

PS2CV Ag5 m (No name, age 60, general practitioner) unspecified
PS2CW Ag1 f (No name, age 20+) unspecified
PS2CX Ag3 f (Jean, age 35, nurse) unspecified
PS2CY Ag4 m (John, age 50+) unspecified
H5MPSUNK (respondent W0000) X u (Unknown speaker, age unknown) other
H5MPSUGP (respondent W000M) X u (Group of unknown speakers, age unknown) other

1 recordings

  1. Tape 099403 recorded on 1993-04. LocationStrathclyde: Lanark ( doctor's surgery ) Activity: medical consultation

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(PS2CV) [1] Come in.
(PS2CW) [2] Doctor, can you change my [...] ? ...
(PS2CV) [3] There you go, thank you.
(PS2CW) [4] Thank you very much.
(PS2CV) [...] ...
(PS2CV) [cough]
Jean (PS2CX) [5] Dr [...] because for all that [...] , she says well I don't know what'll happen.
[6] I says well you'll need to cancel it because they send an appointment to that person.
[7] We will be charged for it, even if they don't attend.
(PS2CV) [8] That's right, that's what I thought.
Jean (PS2CX) [9] So I've asked her just to phone ... cancel it out, and that should just be the end of it.
(PS2CV) [10] And that's, that's it, okay.
[11] Right [...] , that's great Jean, thanks. ...
John (PS2CY) [12] Good morning [...] .
(PS2CV) [13] Good morning.
John (PS2CY) [...]
(PS2CV) [14] Well young sir what can we do for you today?
John (PS2CY) [15] I was going get an [...] employed Doctor.
[16] Er
Unknown speaker (H5MPSUNK) [...]
John (PS2CY) [17] thought I might ask you while I'm here about
(PS2CV) [18] Ah.
John (PS2CY) [19] how my blood tests went and er
(PS2CV) [20] Blood tests.
[21] Er
John (PS2CY) [22] [...] labs have got it.
[23] Erm I'm attending this Doctor , I go back at the end of the [...] . ...
(PS2CV) [24] Blood tests seem to have been alright, yeah,
John (PS2CY) [25] Oh aye [...] .
(PS2CV) [26] Good, that's good John.
[27] Yeah.
John (PS2CY) [28] Mhm.
(PS2CV) [29] Er now ... he wants you to stay on your tablets
John (PS2CY) [30] Aye.
(PS2CV) [31] just the same as before.
John (PS2CY) [32] Aye well, while I'm here could I get another supply because
(PS2CV) [33] Yes.
John (PS2CY) [34] actually ... I, the dose that I had to take, I cut them down to see how it would go but, I must admit, I suffered from it Doctor,
(PS2CV) [35] Mhm.
John (PS2CY) [36] it didn't do me any good, you know.
[37] ... U [...] we went [...] [...]
(PS2CV) [38] That's right, that's right.
[39] ... And the other thing was the Brekanil
John (PS2CY) [40] Pardon?
(PS2CV) [41] Brekanil was the other thing he wanted you to have.
[42] It's the inhaler.
[43] The puffer thing.
John (PS2CY) [44] Oh I, oh I see.
[45] Fair eno oh well.
[46] Aye. ...
(PS2CV) [47] [whispering] There we are [] .
John (PS2CY) [48] And I cannae, cannae sleep lying down horizontally, I've got to kind of you know [...] kind of
(PS2CV) [49] Right.
[50] Propped up a bit.
John (PS2CY) [51] propped up.
[52] [...] Doctor , you know. ...
(PS2CV) [53] Now that's, that's that [...]
John (PS2CY) [54] Anything [...]
(PS2CV) [55] let you get a wee bit of a sleep.
[56] ... Just if you take this just about an hour before er bedtime.
John (PS2CY) [57] Oh is this something?
(PS2CV) [58] Just something to let you get over into a nice ... easy sleep, John.
John (PS2CY) [59] Right Doctor, fair enough.
(PS2CV) [60] Save you getting any wheezing during the night.
[61] ... There we are John, that'll keep things right.
[62] Er
John (PS2CY) [63] Thank you Doctor [...]
(PS2CV) [64] erm are you due an insurance line today?
John (PS2CY) [65] Yes, I am Doctor.
[66] Er if you actually date it from yesterday?
(PS2CV) [67] Mhm sure,
John (PS2CY) [68] Is that possible as well?
(PS2CV) [69] sure.
John (PS2CY) [70] It being the holiday.
(PS2CV) [71] Aye. ...
John (PS2CY) [72] Er chesty in the morning then, bit chesty at night you know?
(PS2CV) [73] That's right, it's ... that's it.
[74] There you are young John.
John (PS2CY) [...]
(PS2CV) [75] Right.
John (PS2CY) [76] thanks very much.
(PS2CV) [77] Okay John.
[78] Cheerio now.
John (PS2CY) [79] Cheerio.