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Usually to any locum or lowliest medic in sight
From Glenn Close's character in "Fatal Attraction"
Impotence is legal grounds for divorce in 24 American states.
Extended to mean elderly patient who is unable to communicate their symptoms and passed from one department to another
No late appointments, I'm going to a hepatology conference.
Applied to young pregnant females who deny paternity
"Dotted Q" means flies land on tongue (dead/dying)
Considered by hard-pressed juniors to be a less busy dept
Snowed - being in a state of altered consciousness due to too much/mixed medication
Often to obtain a particular diagnosis or to get an unnecessary prescription
Those who are tattooed and toothless will survive major injuries
Barking is slang for "mad" and also the name of a station; it is 4 stops from West Ham, but the psych slang follows the formula "2 sandwiches short of a picnic", "Tuppence short of a shilling" (simple-minded/nuts)
E.g. lab techs (also slang for blood donor service)
Visited upon junior medics by more senior staff
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