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This is going to hurt : secret diaries of a junior doctor

Author: Adam Kay
Publisher: London : Picador, an imprint of Pan Macmillan, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As soon as Adam Kay set foot on a hospital ward for the first time, he realised there's quite a lot they don't teach you at medical school ... His diaries from the NHS front line - scribbled in secret after long nights, endless days and missed weekends - are hilarious, horrifying and heartbreaking by turns. This Is Going to Hurt is everything you wanted to know about being a junior doctor, and more than a few things  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Diaries
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Named Person: Adam Kay
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Kay
ISBN: 9781509899470 1509899472 9781509858637 1509858636
OCLC Number: 1037825445
Notes: Originally published: 2017.
Awards: Winner of Blackwell's Debut of the Year 2017 (UK)
Winner of Books are My Bag Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2017 (UK)
Winner of Books Are My Bag Readers Awards Children's Award 2017 (UK)
Short-listed for Blackwell's Book of the Year 2017 (UK)
Short-listed for Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize 2018 (UK)
Short-listed for British Book Awards: Non-fiction Narrative Book of the Year 2018 (UK)
Short-listed for Big Book Awards: Biography Award 2018 (UK)
Description: xix, 279 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction - i: IntroductionChapter - 1: House OfficerChapter - 2: Senior House Officer Post 1Chapter - 3: Senior House Officer Post 2Chapter - 4: Senior House Officer Post 3Chapter - 5: Registrar Post 1Chapter - 6: Registrar Post 2Chapter - 7: Registrar Post 3Chapter - 8: Registrar Post 4Chapter - 9: Senior RegistrarChapter - 10: AftermathSection - ii: An Open Letter to the Secretary of State for HealthAcknowledgements - iii: Acknowledgements
Responsibility: Adam Kay.

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The often hilarious, at times horrifying and occasionally heartbreaking diaries of a former junior doctor, and the story of why he decided to hang up his stethoscope  Read more...

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Uniquely funny and unexpectedly heartbreaking -- Adam Hills Kay intersperses horror stories from the NHS front line with blissfully brilliant wordplay * Daily Mail * Brutally funny . . . jaw-dropping Read more...

 
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