A sweet grandmother telephoned
asked, ‘Is it possible to speak to someone who can tell me how a patient is doing?’
The operator said, ‘I’ll be glad to help, dear. Wha t’s the name and
The grandmother, in her weak tremulous voice said, ”Norma Findlay,
The operator replied, ‘Let me place you on hold while I check with her
After a few minutes the operator returned to the phone and said, ‘Oh, I
have good news. Her nurse told me that Norma is doing very well.. Her
blood pressure is fine; her blood work is normal and her physician, Dr.
Cohen, has scheduled her to be discharged on Tuesday.’
The grandmother said, ‘Thank you. That’s wonderful! I was so worried!
God bless you for the good news.’
The operator replied, ‘You’re more than welcome. Is Norma your daughter?’
The grandmother said, ‘No, I’m Norma Findlay in 302. No one tells me anything.’