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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. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Paperback edition with extra materialView 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: Autobiography
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: First 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 Choice Award 2017 (UK)
Winner of Big Book Awards: Biography Award 2018 (UK)
Winner of National Book Awards New Writer of the Year 2018 (UK)
Winner of National Book Awards Popular Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2018 (UK)
Winner of National Book Awards Zoe Ball Book Club Choice 2018 (UK)
Winner of National Book Awards Book of the Year 2019 (UK)
Description: xix, 279 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: 1.House Officer --
2.Senior House Officer --
Post One --
3.Senior House Officer --
Post Two --
4.Senior House Officer --
Post Three --
5.Registrar --
Post One --
6.Registrar --
Post Two --
7.Registrar --
Post Three --
8.Registrar --
Post Four --
9.Senior Registrar --
10.Aftermath.
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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