This is Going to Hurt – Adam Kay

Published By: PicadorPages: 280Date Released: 12/09/2017 Welcome to the life of a junior doctor: 97-hour weeks, life and death decisions, a constant tsunami of bodily fluids, and the hospital parking meter earns more than you. Scribbled in secret after endless days, sleepless nights and missed weekends, Adam Kay’s “This is Going to Hurt” provides aContinue reading “This is Going to Hurt – Adam Kay”

How to Treat People – Molly Case

Published by: VikingPages: 280Date released: 18/04/2019Date read: 05/05/2019 As a teenager, Molly Case underwent an operation that saved her life. Nearly a decade later, she finds herself in the operating room again – this time as a trainee nurse. She learns to care for her patients, sharing not only in their pain, but also life-affirmingContinue reading “How to Treat People – Molly Case”

Dear Life – Dr Rachel Clarke

Published by: Little, BrownPages: 336Date released: 30/01/2020Date read: 03/06/2020 As a specialist in palliative medicine, Dr Rachel Clarke chooses to inhibit a place many people would find too tragic to contemplate. Every day she tries to bring care and comfort to those reaching the end of their lives and to help make dying more bearable.Continue reading “Dear Life – Dr Rachel Clarke”

Many Different Kinds of Love – Michael Rosen

Published by: Ebury Press/PenguinPages: 270Date released: 18/03/2021Date read: 22/03/2021 “Will I wake up?” “There’s a 50:50 chance.” Michael Rosen wasn’t feeling well. Soon he was struggling to breathe, and then he was admitted to hospital, suffering from coronavirus as the nation teetered on the edge of a global pandemic. What followed was months on theContinue reading “Many Different Kinds of Love – Michael Rosen”

Dear NHS: 100 Stories to Say Thank You – Adam Kay

Published by: OrionPages: 408Date released: 09/07/2020Date read: 10/07/2020 Created and edited by Adam Kay, DEAR NHS, features household names telling their personal stories of the health service. Contributors include Joanna Lumley, Naomie Harris, Kate Tempest, Lee Child, Tanni Grey Thomson, Bill Bryson, Trevor McDonald, Jack Whitehall, Michael Palin, Stanley Tucci and many, many more. TheContinue reading “Dear NHS: 100 Stories to Say Thank You – Adam Kay”