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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 12 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Behind the Mask: A Collection of Stories from Frontline Workers by Various authors
    Behind the Mask: A Collection of Stories from Frontline Workers - by Various authors

    £3.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781910580950 | ISBN 10: 1910580953

    After the Lockdowns and the doorstop applause for frontline workers came to an end, carers, warehouse workers, medical and mental health professionals came together with Writing on the Wall to share their experiences of working on the frontline durin ... more

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  • Cover image of book In the Wars: From Afghanistan to the UK and Beyond, A Refugee
    In the Wars: From Afghanistan to the UK and Beyond, A Refugee's Story of Survival and Saving Lives - by Dr Waheed Arian

    £10.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780552177641 | ISBN 10: 0552177644

    'A riveting story of loss, exile, and rebirth.' KHALED HOSSEINI, author of The Kite Runner  'One of the most incredible life stories you will ever hear.' JAMES O'BRIEN  'A remarkable story. I thought this book was brilliant.' NAGA MUNCHET ... more

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  • Cover image of book Everything is True: A Junior Doctor
    Everything is True: A Junior Doctor's Story of Life, Death and Grief in a Time of Pandemic - by Dr Roopa Farooki

    £14.99   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781526633392 | ISBN 10: 1526633396

    CHOSEN AS A BOOK OF 2022 BY THE GUARDIAN 'A STAND OUT' SUNDAY TIMES 'STARTLINGLY HONEST AND DEVASTATINGLY GOOD' RACHEL CLARKE, GUARDIAN 'BRILLIANT' OBSERVER  'The most powerful and evocative account of working through the pandemic that I have ... more

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  • Cover image of book Breathtaking: Inside the NHS in a Time of Pandemic by Rachel Clarke
    Breathtaking: Inside the NHS in a Time of Pandemic - by Rachel Clarke

    £10.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780349144566 | ISBN 10: 0349144567

    THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER NOW A MAJOR TV DRAMA   How does it feel to confront a pandemic from the inside, one patient at a time? To bridge the gulf between a perilously unwell patient in quarantine and their distraught family outsid ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Doctor Will See You Now: The Highs and Lows of My Life as an NHS GP by Amir Khan
    The Doctor Will See You Now: The Highs and Lows of My Life as an NHS GP - by Amir Khan

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529107418 | ISBN 10: 1529107415

    The Sunday Times Bestseller updated with a new chapter on Amir's experiences during the coronavirus pandemic and being on the frontlines of the historic vaccination effort.   60 hours a week 240 patients 10 minutes to make a diagnosis We ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Courage to Care: Nurses, Families and Hope by Christie Watson
    The Courage to Care: Nurses, Families and Hope - by Christie Watson

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529111071 | ISBN 10: 1529111072

    Nurses have never been more important. We benefit from their expertise in our hospitals and beyond: in our schools, on our streets, in prisons, hospices and care homes. When we feel most alone, nurses remind us that we are not alone at all.  In T ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dear Life: A Doctor
    Dear Life: A Doctor's Story of Love, Loss and Consolation - by Rachel Clarke

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780349143934 | ISBN 10: 0349143935

    From the Sunday Times bestselling author of Your Life in My Hands comes this vibrant, tender and deeply personal memoir that finds light and love in the darkest of places.  As a specialist in palliative medicine, Dr Rachel Clarke chooses to i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Breaking & Mending by Joanna Cannon
    Breaking & Mending - by Joanna Cannon

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781788160582 | ISBN 10: 1788160584

    “A few years ago, I found myself in A&E. I had never felt so ill. I was mentally and physically broken. So fractured, I hadn’t eaten properly or slept well, or even changed my expression for months. I sat in a cubicle, behind paper-thin curtains ... more

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  • Cover image of book Critical: Stories From the Front Line of Intensive Care Medicine by Matt Morgan
    Critical: Stories From the Front Line of Intensive Care Medicine - by Matt Morgan

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781471173066 | ISBN 10: 1471173062

    "Compassionate and moving… Morgan provides a rich array of stories and characters. Alongside the cases studies, he details the development of the medical practices and technology – from the iron lung to ultrasound – that have helped make such l ... more

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  • Cover image of book This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor by Adam Kay
    This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor - by Adam Kay

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781509858637 | ISBN 10: 1509858636

    "Painfully funny. The pain and the funniness somehow add up to something entirely good, entirely noble and entirely loveable."(Stephen Fry) Sunday Times Humour Book of the Year Winner of the Books Are My Bag Non-Fiction Book of the Year Winner o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Your Life in My Hands by Rachel Clarke
    Your Life in My Hands - by Rachel Clarke

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786068651 | ISBN 10: 1786068656

    To be a medical novice who makes decisions which - if you get them wrong - might forever alter, or end, a person's life? To toughen up the hard way, through repeated exposure to life-and-death situations, clinging on until your skills, expertise and ... more

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  • Cover image of book When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
    When Breath Becomes Air - by Paul Kalanithi

    £12.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781847923677 | ISBN 10: 1847923674

    THE NEW YORK TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER  At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decades training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, the ne ... more

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