good friend Marion used to work with a colorectal nurse called Craig Backway.
She assures me that he's changed his specialty. Wise move, Craig.|
Dye went to nursing school in Creston Iowa - and that's fine. But we heard she
was looking at working in mental health. With suicidal people.|
Gallagher works in Emergency. her friends call her Kate, but when she initials
a chart, she's "EKG".|
|... and Darcy
Tuttle regularly signs charts with her initials - DDT|
of the nurse bank for Wells Hospital in Somerset was Sister Plaster - not bad
for someone whose job was papering over the cracks in the service.|
Iles works at Castle Hill Hospital - my source doesn't say if her friends call
her "P" - or if she works in surgery.|
|If your name
was Diana, and you worked in Emergency ... would you let people call you "Di"?|
Risk, who teaches the HIV module in Scotland, signs off as I. Risk |
Accident and Emergency Department in Birmingham boasts a Nurse Payne|
Hacker scrubs regularly in a London Operating Department|
walks the corridors of a hospice in Victoria |
Beaver still work in Obstetrics in New York? |
a retired RN, was a specialist nurse in rheumatology|
was the head of the Catheter Insertion Team (back when they had those in the old
Hui (pronounced "Wee") was a urologist whose wife, a nurse, worked as
his office manager. Her name was Pi (pronounced "Pee"). Nurse Cox worked
for a different team.|
Feely always favoured complementary therapies - especially therapeutic massage,
while Nurse Fang was more at home with Cosmetic Surgery.|
with a nurse, who was a nun, whose last name was Fuchs. He did not know how to
pronounce her name - so he asked. And he wanted to die. |
could never get a post on the Surgical Unit, and Nurse Cutts was never the 'First
Smallbones ran an orthopaedic ward in Stevenage.|
- when she gets promoted - will be Sr. Ward.|
works on the Endoscopy Unit (or did I make that up?) and Nurse Nurse - she goes
where she's sent!|
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And finally: You've met the Coincidental
Nurses - but have you heard about their medical equivalents?
a Neurologist in St. Louis MO named Dr Richard Head, and Denise assures me that
Dr. Weiner has selected a career in Urology, While Blytheville AR has a Dr. Yao,
who is an orthopedic surgeon.
There is a cardiologist working in a hospital
in Zwollee, Netherlands, who's surname is Enema. Maybe he should have chosen a
different line of work. Luckily, not many Dutch people know what the English word
enema means ...
There is an orthopedic specialist in Southwestern Iowa named
There is an orthopaedic surgeon working at St James's
Hospital in Leeds who rejoices in the name of Mr Limb - and a Urologist in Bedford
... Mr Waterfall
In Cairns, Australia there are Dr Carette, a gynaecologist
and Dr Splatt - a urologist. And they were submitted by Nurse Truelove!
This one is from Surrey, BC; Canada. The lab technician is taking a blood sample.
She says to Mary Stone, "I've never drawn blood from a Stone before".
finally, the doctor who worked in palliative care ... Dr. Gonna
Doctors please - but more coincidental nurses gratefully received
Compiled through the generosity of members
of nursing newsgroups and visitors to RealNurse.
Thanks to: Marion
Beer, Cindy Ward, Jennifer Surface, Steph, Marc Reumer, Eliza Katherine, Darcy
Tuttle, Gallagher, James Davis, Sheila Howar, Kate Truelove, 123, Anne Cherry,
Denise, Kevin Murphy, Karen Hawker, S, Sheila Morris, Cleggett, Joanna Deane,
Bobby Hosein, Kirstie, Fred Smith, Margaret Uyeda, Pam, Ramblin On, NursCM, Jackie,
Marcy, Janet, Mungo, Edward Tabor, For Jax