People who work in pharmacy sure do get annoyed easily!
1] @ApothecaryTales: Tell me it’s cheaper at Walmart
2] @kung_fu_pandya: Buy a 20 deck of cigs and then come to get some paracetamol tabs on the minor ailments scheme for free
3] @J_Al_S: Ask about animal medicines.
4] @sam4715: It’s on the repeat so it must be on the prescription.
5] @theancientartof: Shouting ‘OY LADY! You in there! Where’s my prescription?’
6] @phuriouspharmer: When you call out “Mary smith” and a man says “yes, well not literally” cracks me up
7] @LSD_Locum: When they hand a prescription with 20 urgent items 2 minutes before closing
8] @EmmTurner: You: ‘do you take any other medication?’ patient: ‘it’s ok- my wife/husband is a nurse’
9] @ApothecaryTales: Try to return a used bag of pancake mix you bought up front 4 years ago
10] @ApothecaryTales: Joking that you just printed it when someone checks to see if your 50’s a fake.
11] OneMissSharan: “Can I speak to your pharmacist dear?”
12] @shn86: ‘The locum we had yesterday was quicker at checking off & he was fitter too’
13] @ApothecaryTales: Say “wow, it’s so nice outside, sucks you have to work”
14] @Cleverestcookie: ‘Can I speak to the pharmacist?’ Looking past you at the older male tech in the background (happened to me)
15] @ApothecaryTales: Say you used to work in a pharmacy
16] @andychristo: Let your kids run into my dispensary and shout at me when I try and stop them eating the diazepam.
17] @andychristo: “Do u take any other medicines?” “No” “What about the carrier bag you’ve just picked up?” “That doesn’t count.”
18] @residentlocum: Ask him if he watched X-Factor/Celebrity Jungle/any other bullshit TV show.
19] @andychristo: “I’ve got the flu!” No you don’t! If you had flu, you wouldn’t be able to walk into the store and tell me!
20] @andychristo: Patient handing back unused meds “Do u know how much these cost?” “It’s OK son, I don’t pay for prescriptions.”
21]@andychristo: “Are you taking any other medication?” “It’s OK, I’ve had it before.”
22] @andychristo: “Are you taking any other medication?” “Yes, a white one, two blue ones and another thingy one.”
23] @andychristo: “Are you taking any other medication?” “None of your business…”
24] @Mexican_Badger: Ask “is the usual pharmacist not here?”
25] @residentlocum: Complain cos you have to wait 20 mins because the pharmacist is on a lunch break.Why do they need to eat anyway?
26] @andychristo: Ask me: “did you not get into medical school?”
27] @shn86: When a patient says very loudly ‘I will have you know that I am a Dr, I know what I’m doing’
28] @andychristo: Complain to me when I recommend that you need to see your GP.
29] @andychristo: Start shouting at my staff
30] @andychristo: Come in with a new script for the same drug you handed 20 boxes of back yesterday.
31] @andychristo: ‘Are you waiting or calling back for this prescription?’ ‘Yes.’
32] @jaysonjaz: Call up and ask for drugs by their street names
33] @theancientartof: Kick off as Rx not delivered a) we haven’t got your Rx b) you’ve never used our dispensing services before
34] @theancientartof: ‘I’ve come to pick up my Rx’ ‘What name is it?’ ‘ Jane’ Of course we always file Rx by first names.
35] @rmoomin1: Hand in a script with unidentifiable stains on it
36] @MrDispenser: Pay for your prescription using 1p and 2p’s
37] @residentlocum: Don’t introduce yourself or ask their name. Just demand murs and nms
38] @MrDispenser: Say, ‘I have been waiting 45 mins for the doctors but I refuse to wait 10 mins for my prescription’
39] @MrDispenser: Throw a tube of smarties at them and say, ‘Count this’
40] @rmoomin1: ‘I’ve got a taxi waiting outside’ or the hospital version ‘there’s an ambulance already booked’