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I can quite understand why enough was finally enough for this particular doctor, and wish him well in his new career.. Kay’s Anatomy: A Complete (and Completely Disgusting) Guide to the Human Body Adam Kay. Sorry, there was a problem saving your cookie preferences. Something went wrong. When Amazon flexes its muscles in a new industry, businesses start shaking in the knees. Account & Lists Account Returns & Orders. 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. I’d say that right from the start Adam clearly wasn’t cut out for doctoring. 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. There's a problem loading this menu at the moment. Of course Adam's humour is always welcome but it is a shame the National Health Service has lost one of its great Doctors. This got a few laughs from me, well done Adam for producing such a great book! It’s laugh-out-loud funny, heartbreakingly sad and gives you the lowdown on what it’s like to be holding it together while serving on the front line of our beloved but beleaguered NHS. He should have done more research before he went to medical school. I had the whole book finished within a day. Definitely one of those 'un-put-downables.' In the end, this book is a call to arms. . He previously worked for many years as a junior doctor. Not funny, repetitive, cynical and an unpleasant read, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 18 January 2019. . This got a few laughs from me, well done Adam for producing such a great book! I didn’t like this book. Jillian D'Onfro. ‘Painfully funny. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. I didn’t like this book. Prime members enjoy fast & free shipping, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Video and many more exclusive benefits. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 18 December 2017. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Just the once when he was describing two unfortunate names given to new babies but that was it. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 30 October 2017. 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. Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas: Festive hospital diaries from the author of multi-million-copy…, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. . I did however read it all and in the interests of full disclosure laughed out loud once. I bought this book (Kindle edition) because of Kindle pop up adds which held snatches of rave reviews from people I have actually heard of. Oct 10, 2014, 00:29 IST. Hilarious, horrifying and heartbreaking, this diary is everything you wanted to know - and more than a few things you didn't - about life on and off the hospital ward. . I like to think of it sitting on a shelf next to Henry Marsh, Atul Gawande and Paul Kalanithi, turning the air bluer and bluer. hilarious . Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 8 October 2017. That this diary was written well before the Government’s battle with junior doctors is more disturbing still’ – i, ‘Hilarious and heartbreaking . Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 8 October 2017. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. I have witnessed many things both incredibly happy and devastating sad. Obviously, you want something reliable enough. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Not well enough paid, no time off, working until the job he has started was finished etc. I can quite understand why enough was finally enough for this particular doctor, and wish him well in his new career.. This book demonstrates how frustrating life can become for those overworked medics who keep our regularly-abused Health Service ticking over. Please try your request again later. 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. 4.8 out of 5 stars 1,330. 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). Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. 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. Tweet Link "Amazon is doing great damage to tax paying retailers. Try Adam Kay's deft comic tone is a brilliant counterpoint to his most serious of intents: to impress upon us the importance of the NHS in our lives and the irreversible damage being inflicted upon it by indifferent governments. Hilarious, horrifying and heartbreaking, this diary is everything you wanted to know – and more than a few things you didn't – about life on and off the hospital ward. It has something of all those writers, but with an added dash of a profane Adrian Mole . This is Going to Hurt Book, £4.50 at Amazon. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 30 October 2017. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Buy this product and stream 90 days of Amazon Music Unlimited for free. 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. 1-Click ordering is not available for this item. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. . 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. . . 4.6 out of 5 stars 9,059. It was moan, moan, moan. Sorry, there was a problem saving your cookie preferences. Will the Amazon pushback hurt development efforts in Western New York? 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). Not funny, repetitive, cynical and an unpleasant read, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 18 January 2019. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. The pain and the funniness somehow add up to something entirely good, entirely noble and entirely loveable.’ – Stephen Fry, ‘You will laugh, cry and be overwhelmed with gratitude for the medical profession who work so shockingly hard to patch us up and prolong our lives.’ – Daily Express, ‘Finally a true picture of the harrowing, hilarious and ultimately chaotic life of the junior doctor in all its gory glory, dark comedy and unavoidable sadness. Amazon's growth has squeezed Etsy's margins to a point where listings continued to rise but profits stagnate. Amazon, at least for its customers, is not stressful. I had the whole book finished within a day. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. As a doctor myself, I found Adam's book honest and endearing, but above all very funny. 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. 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. He should have done more research before he went to medical school. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. Hardcover. Amazon doesn't have any vehicle age or condition requirements, so if you can afford to buy a second vehicle and only use it for Flex, that could potentially be worthwhile. © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Scribbled in secret after endless days, sleepless nights and missed weekends, Adam Kay's This is Going to Hurt provides a no-holds-barred account of his time on the NHS front line. ‘This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries if a Junior Doctor” by Adam Kay is a tough but important read. Zero Negativity: The Power of Positive Thinking, Doctor Life: A Snarky Adult Coloring Book. Adam Kay is an award-winning comedian and writer for TV and film. Buy 2, 10, 20 or 50 books for Huge Savings! I found it cynical, occasionally bordering on misogynist in his horrible descriptions of women and their bodily parts when they are at their most vulnerable (gynae detail in the book but perhaps not for a review but describing a womans vagina as a 'tw*t' is one such example). Prime members enjoy fast & free shipping, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Video and many more exclusive benefits. He didn’t seem to enjoy his job from the start. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 12 December 2018. I hope the book at least draws attention to that aspect of the authors writing but laugh out loud funny it is not. 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. The book is not without merit - it does describe working conditions for junior doctors in such a way as to be a call to arms for those of us keen to protect our NHS - as indeed the author is and his stories are compelling: the NHS is at risk, worth saving and possibly even dangerous for patients in running on a threadbare empty purse. Yet I did laugh. The books was repetitive and the initial faintly amusing anecdotes paled after a relatively short number of pages. Brilliant book, very insightful about the realisation of working within the NHS today. Not well enough paid, no time off, working until the job he has started was finished etc. Towns, cities and states throughout the U.S. are being hurt - many jobs being lost!," he posted on Twitter in August. Amazon even says so itself in their description of AmazonSmile :"AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you." Find more genuine deals & bargains recommended by real people at LatestDeals Scribbled in secret after endless days, sleepless nights and missed weekends, Adam Kay's This is Going to Hurt provides a no-holds-barred account of his time on the NHS front line. Try again. There were constant anti-Amazon harangues in the media and, worse, a series of less-than-business-friendly policies, among them, a $15 an hour minimum wage, strict limits on … Painfully funny. . I howled, yelped and occasionally choked with laughter . Buy this product and stream 90 days of Amazon Music Unlimited for free. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Conditions apply. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Thoroughly recommend to all including 'non NHS' people. This edition includes extra diary entries and a new afterword by the author. Offered by Goldstone-Books. After going public in 2015, its stock price rose above $30 a share. Download our mobile app now. Well written; the author has a wry sense of humor and brilliant turn of phrase. 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. Only I did not find it funny at all. The book is not without merit - it does describe working conditions for junior doctors in such a way as to be a call to arms for those of us keen to protect our NHS - as indeed the author is and his stories are compelling: the NHS is at risk, worth saving and possibly even dangerous for patients in running on a threadbare empty purse. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. 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. I think possibly the author was going for wry and dry humour but to me it came across as toxic and unpleasantly brutal at times. 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 . Unable to add item to List. ‘I’d prescribe this book to anyone and everyone. The situation is now desperately and in many cases life-threatening deplorable. 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 should be a wake-up call to all who value the NHS’ – Hannah Beckerman, Sunday Express, ‘A funny, excoriatingly revealing, beautiful book’ – Dawn French, ‘The humour is unflinching in its darkness . 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. Try again. The book’s title is harrowingly apt . He uses humour throughout to tell us of his experiences, both good and grim and how to came out the other side and ultimately left the profession. Brutally funny . I think possibly the author was going for wry and dry humour but to me it came across as toxic and unpleasantly brutal at times. Kay is a skilful, muscular writer, his narrative swinging from laugh-out-loud anecdotes to tales of sheer horror. 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. 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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 . That the NHS lost Kay is a tragedy. Hilarious, horrifying and heartbreaking, this diary is everything you wanted to know – and more than a few things you didn't – about life on and off the hospital ward. The books was repetitive and the initial faintly amusing anecdotes paled after a relatively short number of pages. brimming not just with humour but with humanity . Previous page of related Sponsored Products, Interview with Raven Leilani, author of Luster, Picador; Main Market edition (19 April 2018), Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 17 February 2018, I worked as a nurse and student midwife in the seventies. 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We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Brilliant book, very insightful about the realisation of working within the NHS today. There's a problem loading this menu at the moment. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Just get something with decent fuel efficiency and adequate room for packages. Scribbled in secret after endless days, sleepless nights and missed weekends, Adam Kay's This is Going to Hurt provides a no-holds-barred account of his time on the NHS front line. But with the black humour and support of colleges we coped. The problem in this exchange equation isn't necessarily in the reward to the customer, good on you Amazon, but rather in the cost to the consumer. It’s an invigorating addition to the vogue for medical memoirs. Hello, Sign in. He didn’t seem to enjoy his job from the start. 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