“He’s had a stroke his face is drooping and he can’t speak properly!” she cried.
The Nurse looked at the patient and it was clear that his face was drooping on the left hand side.
“When did this start?” the Nurse asked in a calm voice.
“I woke up like this this morning”. He said struggling but he understood the question and had a recognisable speech pattern, but he was dribbling. “It’s awful” he continued. The patient looked like he was going to run screaming from the department.