How do I Find a Family Doctor? (CLB 4)

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Listen to the audio, and fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Clue" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!
A: College of Physicians and Surgeons B: Patient

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A: Good morning, of Physicians and Surgeons.

B: Yes, hello. I’m calling to a family doctor in my area.

A: Yes, I can assist you. What do you live in?

B: I in Toronto.

A: I can you with a list of family physicians that are accepting new patients.
Can you please tell me your ?

B: , it’s M6S 4W4.

A: Okay, let’s see, I have seven doctors in that area. Do you have a for a female or a male doctor?

B: No, I don’t. However, I would like a doctor that speaks .
My wife’s English isn’t so good.

A: Yes, I have one on my , a Dr. Lapinski.

B: Can you me the address and phone number please?

A: Yes, Dr. Danuta Lapinski is located at 2425 Bloor Street West, Suite 210.
Her telephone number is .

B: Okay, that’s 2425 Bloor Street, Suite 210. Could you please the telephone number?

A: Yes, it’s 416-604-0322.

B: Thank-you. What should I do next? Do I need to make an ?

A: I suggest you call their office and that they’re still accepting new patients. Then you’ll need to make separate appointments for you and your wife to go over your health and set up a new patient file. Be sure and bring your OHIP cards with you.

B: What if they’ve stopped taking new ?

A: You can call us back for assistance. However if you need a doctor, you may have to travel outside of your area.

B: I know my would like a Polish doctor.

A: Try contacting Dr. Lapinski first. In the , you can go to a walk-in clinic for non-emergency doctor’s appointments.

B: I will call their office . Thank-you for your help.

A: You’re welcome.