17 of the funniest and stupidest bleep requests doctors ever received
4am FY1. “We’ve just realised its patient A’s birthday. We cant draw, can you come and make a birthday card?”
— Lyndsey Forbes (@coollyndz) 15 January 2020
Can you review this man he has eaten 8 bananas https://t.co/MBLr7WKlok
— rip van tinkle (@strop_club) January 15, 2020
When I was a jobbing Biomedical Scientist, on call for haematology/transfusion, I was bleeped in the small hours and asked “how do you spell staphylococcus?”
— ChrisM_z (@ChrissieMoz) 16 January 2020
Sleeping tablet please.
It’s midnight what’s the patient doing?
They are asleep.
— Dr Dominic Pimenta (@juniordrblog) 16 January 2020
Some people bypassed the bleep.
*2AM, patient's mum comes knocking
Me: What's up?😲 Hope no problem
Patient's mum: Errr, *scratches head….I just woke up from a dream now. The Lord said I should tell you that you're my daughter's husband.
Me: 😲 This couldn't wait till morning??? https://t.co/3KQz8loTYq
— Lidocaine 🔆 (@trending_medic) January 17, 2020
3am, couple walks in with a sleeping baby
Complaint: Dr, our baby can not sleep.
Me: But your baby is sleeping now?
It's as we entered here o https://t.co/XFYgLKknC9
— Aproko Doctor™ (@aproko_doctor) January 17, 2020
Slightly off topic, but went to do an anaesthetic assessment on a patient the orthopods had listed for a DHS. Slight problem, she had been dead for 3-days.
A condition I have not heard of called a-sys-toe-lee .
— Chris Hingston (@DrChrisHingston) 15 January 2020
“Just calling to let you know that everything is quiet”……thanks pic.twitter.com/gql2ql5evQ
— Colin J.L. McCartney (@colinjmccartney) 15 January 2020
Martin Schranz had a different problem with a pager.
I was holding the orthopaedics pager for a while during my medical call and forgot , so I needed orthopaedics and paged orthopaedics and my own pager went off. So I rang back but of course the phone was engaged all the time . Took me a while to figure it out.
— Martin Schranz (@martinpschranz) 16 January 2020
Does that mean he had a bone to pick with himself?
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