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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 24 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Vital Signs: The Deadly Costs of Health Inequality by Lee Humber
    Vital Signs: The Deadly Costs of Health Inequality - by Lee Humber

    £17.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780745338323 | ISBN 10: 0745338321

    As standards of healthcare decline, so do our bodies; we need a radical vision for healthcare.  Nature is no longer the leading cause of death; society is. This makes health care one of the most important political issues today. This book loo ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to Dismantle the NHS in 10 Easy Steps (Second Edition) by Youssef El-Gingihy
    How to Dismantle the NHS in 10 Easy Steps (Second Edition) - by Youssef El-Gingihy

    £10.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781789041781 | ISBN 10: 1789041783

    The blueprint that the government does not want you to see. The story of how your NHS was sold off and why you will have to buy private health insurance soon.  Events have spiralled since the first edition of How to Dismantle the NHS in 10 Easy ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Happiness Industry: How the Government and Big Business Sold Us Well-Being by William Davies
    The Happiness Industry: How the Government and Big Business Sold Us Well-Being - by William Davies

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784780951 | ISBN 10: 1784780952

    Why are we so interested in measuring happiness?   What was a Buddhist monk doing at the 2014 World Economic Forum in Davos lecturing the world’s leaders on mindfulness? Why do many successful corporations have a ‘chief happiness officer ... more

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  • Cover image of book ADHD Nation: The Disorder. The Drugs. The Inside Story. by Alan Schwarz
    ADHD Nation: The Disorder. The Drugs. The Inside Story. - by Alan Schwarz

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408706572 | ISBN 10: 1408706571

    A groundbreaking and definitive account of the exploding misdiagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and mishandling of medication of children, and adults, with often disastrous results.   Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Di ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Health Gap: The Challenge of an Unequal World by Michael Marmot
    The Health Gap: The Challenge of an Unequal World - by Michael Marmot

    £10.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408857977 | ISBN 10: 1408857979

    In Baltimore's inner-city neighborhood of Upton/Druid Heights, a man's life expectancy is sixty-three; not far away, in the Greater Roland Park/Poplar neighborhood, life expectancy is eighty-three. The same twenty-year avoidable disparity exists in t ... more

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  • Cover image of book NHS for Sale: Myths, Lies and Deception by Jacky Davis, John Lister and David Wrigley
    NHS for Sale: Myths, Lies and Deception - by Jacky Davis, John Lister and David Wrigley

    £10.95   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780850366273 | ISBN 10: 0850366275

    In 2010 David Cameron's coalition government discarded pre-election promises about the NHS. Instead they imposed savage spending cuts and pushed through 'reforms' which put at risk the health and lives of all of us. As a result the NHS is now in cris ... more

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  • Cover image of book NHS SOS: How the NHS Was Betrayed - And How We Can Save It by Jacky Davis and Raymond Tallis (Editors)
    NHS SOS: How the NHS Was Betrayed - And How We Can Save It - by Jacky Davis and Raymond Tallis (Editors)

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781780743288 | ISBN 10: 1780743289

    The Coalition Government passed into law an unprecedented assault on the NHS. Doctors, unions, the media, even politicians who claimed to be stalwart defenders failed to protect it. Now the effect of those devastating reforms are beginning to be felt ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bad Pharma: How Medicine is Broken, and How We Can Fix It by Ben Goldacre
    Bad Pharma: How Medicine is Broken, and How We Can Fix It - by Ben Goldacre

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780007498086 | ISBN 10: 000749808x

    Ben Goldacre puts the $600bn global pharmaceutical industry under the microscope. What he reveals is a fascinating, terrifying mess. ***Now updated with the latest government responses to the book*** Doctors and patients need good scientific evid ... more

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  • Cover image of book Unequal Health: The Scandal of Our Times by Danny Dorling
    Unequal Health: The Scandal of Our Times - by Danny Dorling

    £27.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781447305132 | ISBN 10: 1447305132

    Health inequalities are the most important inequalities of all. In the US and the UK these inequalities have now reached an extent not seen for over a century. Most people's health is much better now than then, but the gaps in life expectancy between ... more

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  • Cover image of book Revolutionary Doctors: How Venezuela and Cuba are Changing the World
    Revolutionary Doctors: How Venezuela and Cuba are Changing the World's Conception of Health Care - by Steve Brouwer

    £15.00   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781583672396 | ISBN 10: 1583672397

    Revolutionary Doctors gives readers a first-hand account of Venezuelas innovative and inspiring program of community health care, designed to serve and largely carried out by the poor themselves. Drawing on long-term participant observations as ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Plot Against the NHS by Colin Leys & Stewart Player
    The Plot Against the NHS - by Colin Leys & Stewart Player

    £12.95   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780850366792 | ISBN 10: 0850366798

    What will Mr Lansley's new health care market mean for patients? Is there really no alternative? Do the coalition government's plans for the NHS really mean a big change of policy? Or do they just bring into the open what New Labour was already doing ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Deadly Ideas of Neoliberalism: How the IMF Has Undermined Public Health & the Fight Against AIDS by Rick Rowden
    The Deadly Ideas of Neoliberalism: How the IMF Has Undermined Public Health & the Fight Against AIDS - by Rick Rowden

    £26.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781848132856 | ISBN 10: 1848132859

    The Deadly Ideas of Neoliberalism explores the history of and current collision between two of the major global phenomena that have characterized the last 30 years: the spread of HIV/AIDS and other diseases of poverty and the ascendancy of neoliberal ... more

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  • Cover image of book Taking the Medicine by Druin Burch
    Taking the Medicine - by Druin Burch

    £10.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781845951504 | ISBN 10: 1845951506

    For years patients have placed their trust in doctors and the drugs they prescribe. Yet as Druin Burchs thought-provoking history of medicine demonstrates our trust has often been misplaced. Only with the development of antibiotics after the Second ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Greatest Experiment Ever Performed on Women: Exploding the Estrogen Myth by Barbara Seaman
    The Greatest Experiment Ever Performed on Women: Exploding the Estrogen Myth - by Barbara Seaman

    £12.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781583228623 | ISBN 10: 1583228624

    With the ardent tone of a close friend, Barbara Seaman draws on forty years of journalistic research to expose the menopause industry and shows how estrogen therapy often causes more problems including breast cancer, heart attack, and stroke th ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Emperor
    The Emperor's New Drugs: Exploding the Antidepressant Myth - by Irving Kirsch

    £14.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781847920836 | ISBN 10: 1847920837

    Everyone knows that antidepressant drugs are miracles of modern medicine. Professor Irving Kirsch knew this as well as anyone. But, as he discovered during his research, there is a problem with what everyone knows about antidepressant drugs. It isnt ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Politics of Breastfeeding: When Breasts are Bad for Business by Gabrielle Palmer
    The Politics of Breastfeeding: When Breasts are Bad for Business - by Gabrielle Palmer

    £11.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781905177165 | ISBN 10: 190517716x

    As revealing as Freakonomics, shocking as Fast Food Nation and thought provoking as No Logo, The Politics of Breastfeeding exposes infant feeding as one of the most important public health issues of our time.  Every thirty seconds a baby die ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wisdom of Whores: Bureaucrats, Brothels and the Business of AIDS by Elizabeth Pisani
    The Wisdom of Whores: Bureaucrats, Brothels and the Business of AIDS - by Elizabeth Pisani

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781847080769 | ISBN 10: 1847080766

    In The Wisdom of Whores, epidemiologist Elizabeth Pisani brings honesty, wit and startling pragmatism to the tawdry front lines of sex and drugs. She explains how we could shut down HIV in most of the world with a few simple steps, with less money th ... more

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  • Cover image of book The NHS After 60: For Patients or Profits? by John Lister
    The NHS After 60: For Patients or Profits? - by John Lister

    £25.00   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781904750307 | ISBN 10: 1904750303

    Sixty years ago, in 1948, Aneurin Bevans bold nationalisation of private, voluntary and municipal hospitals swept away a failed market system, and created the most popular of all the public services, the NHS. New Labour reforms are reversing this hi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Body Hunters: Testing New Drugs on the World
    The Body Hunters: Testing New Drugs on the World's Poorest Patients - by Sonia Shah

    £14.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781595582140 | ISBN 10: 1595582142

    Hailed by John le Carr as an act of courage on the part of its author and singled out for praise by the leading medical journals in the United States and the United Kingdom, The Body Hunters uncovers the real-life story behind le Carrs acclaimed ... more

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  • Cover image of book The No-Nonsense Guide to World Health by Shereen Usdin
    The No-Nonsense Guide to World Health - by Shereen Usdin

    £6.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781904456650 | ISBN 10: 1904456650

    This is a clear yet wide-ranging introduction to the state of health worldwide, exploring the ways in which health provision is often determined by ethnicity, class, and gender. Starting with a brief history of medical progress, this guide delves in ... more

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  • Cover image of book NHS plc: The Privatisation of Our Health Care by Allyson Pollock
    NHS plc: The Privatisation of Our Health Care - by Allyson Pollock

    £20.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781844675395 | ISBN 10: 1844675394

    "An excellent guide, not only to the woes of the NHS but, by extension, to those of all public services in Britain...a lamentable tale of private enterprise and of public expenditure without public purpose."(New Statesman) ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trust Us, We
    Trust Us, We'Re Experts! How Industry Manipulates Science and Gambles with Your Future - by Sheldon Rampton & John Stauber

    £12.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781585421398 | ISBN 10: 1585421391

    The book that unmasks the sneaky and widespread methods industry uses to influence opinion through bogus experts, doctored data and manufactured facts. "A brilliant piece of investigative journalism and a powerful vaccine against the stupefying effe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Limits to Medicine: Medical Nemesis - The Expropriation of Health by Ivan Illich
    Limits to Medicine: Medical Nemesis - The Expropriation of Health - by Ivan Illich

    £12.95   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9781842300077 | ISBN 10: 1842300075

    'The medical establishment has become a major threat to health' So begins Ivan Illich's spirited and reasoned attack upon the mythic prestige of contemporary medicines, examining the customs and rituals conducted by the medical profession. Relentles ... more

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  • Cover image of book Health Service Wildcat (Wildcat Comicbooks No. 4) by Victoria N. Furmurry & Donald Roo
    Health Service Wildcat (Wildcat Comicbooks No. 4) - by Victoria N. Furmurry & Donald Roo'um

    £3.00   paperback   (1994) - ISBN 13: 9780900384738 | ISBN 10: 0900384735

    Anarchist cartoonist Donald Roo'um and health service worker Victoria N. Furmurry joined forces to write this book, which is dedicated to the daft doctrine that people trained in making profits can provide a better health service than people trained ... more

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