Thanks to Mary Lou for sending this
A sweet grandmother telephoned St.
She timidly 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
What's the name and room number?"
The grandmother in her weak
tremulous voice said, "Norma Findlay, Room
The Operator replied, "Let me
place you on hold while I check with her
After a few minutes the Operator
returned to the phone, "Oh, Good news.
Her nurse has told me that Norma
is doing very well.
Her blood pressure is fine; her
blood work just came back as normal and
her Physician, Dr. Cohen, has
scheduled her to be discharged 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
The Grandmother said, "No, I'm
Norma Findlay in 302. No one tells me