LISTEN FOR THE ANSWER
Richard B Gillion
Doctor Next please. Ah, good morning, Mr Jones. Take a seat.
Patient Thank you, Doctor.
Doctor What can I do for you?
Patient Iíve had a nasty infection in my throat for three weeks and itís not
getting any better.
Doctor I think I could . . .
Patient And another thing, Iíve got so much wax in my ears I canít hear the
television unless itís too loud for the rest of the family.
Doctor Well that can be . . .
Patient And Iíve got this cough which keeps me awake at night and wakes up the
Doctor I really think you should let me. . .
Patient And this pain in my hip means I ought really to be seeing a specialist,
but my wife said I would have to see you first.
Doctor I can refer . . .
Patient Weíre running out of eye drops for grandma and the girlsí asthma is
getting worse and what with my wifeís sleepwalking, I think Iíve got a
headache from the stress, but I donít suppose you can do anything about
Doctor Well I wouldnít jump to conclu...
Patient Weíre really worried about all the diseases that we could contract when we
we go to Portugal next month and my back problem means I donít know how
Iíll cope with the suitcases.
Doctor Letís deal with things one at a...
Patient Itís good to know that the surgery is so near. Iíll try to come again
before I get so many different things to tell you about.
Doctor What about ... ?
Patient Thank you for listening, Doctor, youíre so helpful. Goodbye.
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