Sorry, there was a problem saving your cookie preferences. Brutally funny . This got a few laughs from me, well done Adam for producing such a great book! I howled, yelped and occasionally choked with laughter . £4.50. Interesting Stories For Curious People: A Collection of Fascinating Stories About H... Taming Chronic Pain: A Management Guide for a More Enjoyable Life (Guide to Chronic... Medical Joke Book: 300+ Gags for Doctors, Nurses, Techs & Hospital Staff. Working on the wards as an auxiliary all through Uni as well as a being a Student Nurse, and then qualifying as a Staff Nurse I have a complete understanding for not just the funny stories, but sadly the down sides of what our junior doctors have to endure. As a doctor myself, I found Adam's book honest and endearing, but above all very funny. a lot of people are actually bypassing google and going straight to amazon…because amazon is one of the top choices for products searched…making amazon a direct competitor to google So that would mean eBay, Macy’s, Walmart, Bed Bath and Beyond and in fact anyplace one goes URL direct or uses a bookmark is a google competitor. I didn’t like this book. The Fantastic Flatulent Fart Brothers' Big Book of Farty Facts: An Illustrated Guid... Why Mummy’s Sloshed: The Bigger the Kids, the Bigger the Drink, What a Flanker: The funniest sports biography you’ll read in 2020, More Ketchup than Salsa: Confessions of a Tenerife Barman, Elizabethans: The Sunday Times bestseller, now a major BBC TV series. This Is Going to Hurt had me laughing, crying and open-mouthed - in horror and in awe - by turn of page -- Lisa Owens, author of Not Working This made me laugh out loud and cry in equal measures. Adam's book weaves in and out of his patients' lives and in so doing he tells, in a better narrative than I have ever seen before, of the pain and joy of working so close to despair, disease and death. . Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 8 October 2017. . . Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. But with the black humour and support of colleges we coped. Download our mobile app now. Please try your request again later. Thoroughly recommend to all including 'non NHS' people. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Buy this product and stream 90 days of Amazon Music Unlimited for free. . Scribbled in secret after endless days, sleepless nights and missed weekends, comedian and former junior doctor Adam Kay’s This Is Going to Hurt provides a no-holds-barred account of his time on the NHS front line (with a foreword attempting to explain the National Health Service to a non-UK audience). To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. E-mail after purchase. This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Please try your request again later. I can quite understand why enough was finally enough for this particular doctor, and wish him well in his new career.. Try again. That the NHS lost Kay is a tragedy. Well written; the author has a wry sense of humor and brilliant turn of phrase. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 18 December 2017. He previously worked for many years as a junior doctor. This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor, For the 2020 holiday season, returnable items shipped between 1 October and 31 December can be returned until 31 January, 2021. This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor, Choose from over 13,000 locations across the UK, Prime members get unlimited deliveries at no additional cost, Dispatch to this address when you check out. The reviews assured me it was laugh out loud funny and after my last disappointing and somewhat heavy read it was just what the doctor ordered (you see what I did there). Conditions apply. It’s wonderful.’ – Jonathan Ross, ‘So clinically funny and politically important for supporters of the NHS that it should be given out on prescription.’ – Guardian, ‘Painfully funny. His first book, This is Going to Hurt was an instant Sunday Times #1 bestseller and has sold 1.5 million copies worldwide. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor at Amazon.ae. He didn’t seem to enjoy his job from the start. . I really recommend it, I don't often say that' Jeremy Vine, BBC Radio 2, Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery, This is Going to Hurt, The Prison Doctor, Trust Me Im a Junior Doctor, Where Does it Hurt 4 Books Collection Set. Kay’s Anatomy: A Complete (and Completely Disgusting) Guide to the Human Body Adam Kay. I’d say that right from the start Adam clearly wasn’t cut out for doctoring. As Bloomberg adds, “the S&P Healthcare Distributors index is holding at a critical support level; should Amazon enter the business, the industry’s shares could be under both technical and fundamental pressure. It has been translated into 33 languages and was Book of the Year at the UK National Book Awards. hilarious . Of course Adam's humour is always welcome but it is a shame the National Health Service has lost one of its great Doctors. Welcome to the life of a junior doctor. . Brilliant book, very insightful about the realisation of working within the NHS today. Tweet Link "Amazon is doing great damage to tax paying retailers. Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas: Festive hospital diaries from the author of multi-million-copy…, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. How Google Is Going To Hurt Amazon During The Busiest Shopping Season Of The Year. I have witnessed many things both incredibly happy and devastating sad. Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas: Festive hospital diaries from the author of multi-million-copy hit This is Going to Hurt Adam Kay. Just the once when he was describing two unfortunate names given to new babies but that was it. The situation is now desperately and in many cases life-threatening deplorable. I loved this book and would highly recommended that all ministers as well as managers of hospital trusts read it and ask themselves why it is allowed to get worse . It also analyses reviews to verify trustworthiness. These 10 industries have felt the impact of Amazon's aggressive expansion. Adam's book weaves in and out of his patients' lives and in so doing he tells, in a better narrative than I have ever seen before, of the pain and joy of working so close to despair, disease and death. Try . Sunday Times Number One Bestseller for over eight months and winner of a record FOUR National Book Awards: Book of the Year, Non-Fiction Book of the Year, New Writer of the Year and Zoe Ball Book Club Book of the Year. We use cookies and similar tools to enhance your shopping experience, to provide our services, understand how customers use our services so we can make improvements, and display ads. To Adam kay, I think you are a remarkable person your book was an amazing read, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 22 May 2018. Just the once when he was describing two unfortunate names given to new babies but that was it. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 12 December 2018. This book demonstrates how frustrating life can become for those overworked medics who keep our regularly-abused Health Service ticking over. E-mail after purchase. Not funny, repetitive, cynical and an unpleasant read, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 18 January 2019. Try again. Account & Lists Account Returns & Orders. You will receive a full refund on items returned in original condition, and may receive a partial or no refund on used or damaged returns, reduced up to 100% of item price. ‘Painfully funny. jaw-dropping * New Statesman * At once hilarious and shocking, moving and irreverent, This Is Going to Hurt is a book that demands to be read. This is Going to Hurt Book, £4.50 at Amazon. 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. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Stream ad-free with Amazon Music Unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. I really recommend it, I don't often say that' Jeremy Vine, BBC Radio 2, Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery, This is Going to Hurt, The Prison Doctor, Trust Me Im a Junior Doctor, Where Does it Hurt 4 Books Collection Set, Your Life In My Hands - a Junior Doctor's Story: From the Sunday Times bestselling author of Dear Life, The Thursday Murder Club: The Record-Breaking Sunday Times Number One Bestseller, Fighting For Your Life: A paramedic's story, The Family Upstairs: The #1 bestseller and gripping Richard & Judy Book Club pick. Unable to add item to List. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. I loved this book and would highly recommended that all ministers as well as managers of hospital trusts read it and ask themselves why it is allowed to get worse . A blisteringly funny account shot through with harrowing detail, many pertinent truths and the humanity we all hope doctors conceal behind their unflappable exteriors.’ – Jo Brand, ‘As hilarious as it is heartbreaking — and it IS heartbreaking (also hilarious)’ – Charlie Brooker, ‘Blisteringly funny, politically enraging and often heartbreaking . Conditions apply. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. The reviews assured me it was laugh out loud funny and after my last disappointing and somewhat heavy read it was just what the doctor ordered (you see what I did there). He should have done more research before he went to medical school. Definitely one of those 'un-put-downables.' It also analyses reviews to verify trustworthiness. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. There's a problem loading this menu at the moment. 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