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  1. 2 An Accident and Emergency Department in Birmingham boasts a Nurse Payne

    Nurse Hacker scrubs regularly in a London Operating Department

    Sister De'Ath walks the corridors of a hospice in Victoria

    Does Annie Beaver still work in Obstetrics in New York?

    Mrs. Ake, a retired RN, was a specialist nurse in rheumatology

    Kathy Foley was the head of the Catheter Insertion Team (back when they had those in the old days).

    Dr 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.

    Chris Feely always favoured complementary therapies - especially therapeutic massage, while Nurse Fang was more at home with Cosmetic Surgery.

    Ed worked with a nun who's last name was Fuchs. He did not know how to pronounce her name - so he asked. And he wanted to die.

    Mary Slaughter could never get a post on the Surgical Unit, and Nurse Cutts was never the 'First Pick' Midwife.

    Sharon Ward - when she gets promoted - will be Sr. Ward.

    Not forgetting Melina, who works on a general medical ward and Nurse Nurse - she goes where she's sent!
  2. 385 Comments

  3. Visit  Jay-Jay profile page
    LOL! The one about Sister Fuchs made me howl!

    Up here we have a nurse with the last name of "Butcher"...and, no, she does not work in the O.R., but in palliative care!

    When I was a kid, we went to:

    a dentist named Dr. Maclean, as in Maclean's toothpaste

    a pediatrician named Dr. Savage (he was anything but!)

    and a family doctor named Dr. Charlton!
  4. Visit  ClariceS profile page
    Where I did nurses training, we had a plastic surgeon named Dr. Prychysn (pronounced precision)!
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  5. Visit  OLSKL profile page
    And I am Nurse Mata. Matar is Spanish for "to kill" & introducing myself as the nurse caring for you today might make you a little nervous too if you were admitted to the LTC-Subacute Unit I work at. [IMG]
  6. Visit  susyqrn profile page
    Next door to my dentists office, there is a urologist there by the name of Dr. Cockburn.
    Kmarie4507, ok2bme, noreenl, and 13 others like this.
  7. Visit  night owl profile page
    I once noticed a Dentist's name in the phone book, Dr.Payne!
    And one time I was driving on rt. 80 and this obvious urologist had this on his license plate: UCME2P!
    Tabbyg20, carolmaccas66, jakay RN, and 1 other like this.
  8. Visit  fiestynurse profile page
    At the University of Wisconsin Hospital there was a Dr. Doctor. When they overhead paged him they had to remember to add his first name, because if they paged just Dr. Doctor, every doctor in the hospital would respond.
  9. Visit  Ectopy profile page
    In Southern Maine, Dr. Scott Popp....Chiropractor!
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  10. Visit  Ectopy profile page
    Nita Love, RN...Cardiothoracic Surgery.
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  11. Visit  ndstc profile page
    Dr. Daniel C Little, Optometrist
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  12. Visit  Janet Barclay profile page
    Drs. Payne and Twiss, partners in General practice, Dr Flood specialist in female incontinence, Dr Killam, Surgeon
  13. Visit  Mitzi-RN profile page
    LOL....In Indiana...My first doctor was Dr. Dye (General Practice).. Then I had Dr. Grimm (My ortho surgeon) and my mom had Dr. Payne (neurologist)
    Recoveryroom likes this.
  14. Visit  Doc profile page
    We have a geriatrician here called Dr Death. But he pronounces it deeth. I wonder if that is the real pronunciation or if he felt he had to change it
    LovedRN, Kmarie4507, and oliviajolie like this.