It takes a little time to warm up to the book but it is quite captivating once you do. Trust Me, I’m A (Junior) Doctor by Max Pemberton, Nick Edwards, Benjamin Daniels, Gabriel Weston, Roy Porter, Ellen Lerner Rothman, Robert Marion, Tom Reynolds, Pamela Grim, Robert H. Miller, Victoria Connelly, Alexander Masters, Martin Gayford, Sarah Webb, Lisa Shea, Meg Federico, Patrick (Tom) Notestine, Susie Kelly, Cheryl T. Cohen Greene The author reveals his vulnerabilities as a Junior Doctor: feeling scared, sleep deprived, insecure, weight loss, long hours, and how he nearly gave up. He is a columnist for the Daily Telegraph, commenting on social, ethical, and healthcare issues. This doctor/author started writing with a pen name because he said: “ 'I want to make a clear distinction between being a writer and a journalist and being a doctor. A dark secret spans several... Trust Me, I'm a (Junior) Doctor In the vein of the best 'blog books' - the real life story of a hapless junior doctor, based on his columns written anonymously for the Telegraph Full description. ISBN 13: 9780340951675. If you have not then this book does it all for you, from the point of view of Max Pemberton, who shares the experience of his first year as a junior doctor, raising a whole host of issues and dilemmas within Medicine. When I was at medical school, I … by Max Pemberton. Share your thoughts Complete your review. show more. 5 star 71% 4 star 17% 3 star 6% 2 star 4% 1 star 2% 'TRUST ME, I'M A (JUNIOR) DOCTOR' by Max Pemberton. New this month: Scandal rocks an elite British boarding school in The Divines. and The Doctor Will See You Now.He is currently a columnist for the Daily Mail and Reader’s Digest, and a regular contributor to the Spectator. Reviewed in the United States on January 28, 2020, Funny and poignant this book chronicles the first year of a junior doctor on the wards. Start by marking “Trust Me, I'm a (Junior) Doctor” as Want to Read: Error rating book. (And don’t ask what field. and The Doctor Will See You Now. A … Very witty and relateable experience. Before his move to the Daily Mail, he was a columnist for the Daily Telegraph. Please Note That The Following Individual Books As Per Original ISBN and Cover Image In this Listing shall be Dispatched Collectively : This is Going to Hurt, The Prison Doctor, Trust Me Im a Junior Doctor, Where Does it Hurt 4 Books Collection Set: This is Going to Hurt: Scribbled in secret after endless days, sleepless nights and missed weekends, Adam Kay's This i Find all the books, read about the author, and more. His first book, Trust Me I’m A (Junior) Doctor, published by Hodder and Stoughton, recounted his first year working as a doctor in the NHS and was based on his first year of columns for The Daily Telegraph. Trust Me, I'm a Doctor. A easy-to-read account of life as a junior doctor. Pleasant read but not so much that would seek out others in the series. Readable but I’m biased as read Adam Kays book and thought it was much funnier - sorry Max! It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. I really liked how this book was divided into months of the year, as well as days within the months, which gave it a journal feel. It gives me an insight into the job I hope to do in the future. Please try your request again later. Max Pemberton 14 January 2008 • 00:01 am . A cadaver crisis has been sparked by the public's stiff opposition to donating, says Max Pemberton. All available episodes (6 total) On TV. On iPlayer. £4.49. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I like the stories of doctors, stories that doctors tell and the stories that doctors are afraid to tell. Because they are traumatised by their job, and far from being supported they are worked into the ground because the fat cats want more for their coffers, so no, we won't provide enough staff. Free postage. In all, Trust me I’m a junior doctor is a funny enjoyable account with many great depicted accounts of highs and lows of the medical world. His first book, Trust Me, I'm a (Junior) Doctor, was a Radio 4 Book of the Week, and was subsequently followed by two more books about his experiences working in the NHS, Where Does it Hurt? MEDIA REVIEWS. Trust me, I'm a junior doctor: critical pharmacology. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He is a columnist for the Daily Telegraph, commenting on social, ethical, and healthcare issues. The Trust Me presenters’ advice on exercise over the series. Give the junior doctors a liveable salary, and if any health Secretary, past present or future is reading this... Shame on you. The stories are the usual "I'm a new doctor and I have no idea what I'm doing and I haven't slept in a while" but he also addresses things like racism. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. NEW – New, unread book. Trust Me, I’m A (Junior) Doctor 5th Jul 2018 Have you really thought about the actualities of being a doctor? February 21st 2008 demhA nibuM. Trust Me, I'm a (Junior) Doctor - Very well written: The novel is entertaining, funny and thought-provoking for everyone. 0. Kind and heartfelt semi-autobiographical novel detailing the life of a doctor fresh out of medical school. Well written and coming from both head and heart, this book absorbs and enlightens, shining a bright light into hospital and NHS. He is currently a columnist for the Daily Mail and Reader's Digest, and a regular contributor to the Spectator. Really enjoyable and at times, humorous, without coming across as being devoid of emotion. This, too, was an insightful and interesting chronicle of the author's first year as a doctor in the NHS. In all, Trust me I’m a junior doctor is a funny enjoyable account with many great depicted accounts of highs and lows of the medical world. - A comfortable read for any part of the day. This specific ISBN edition is currently not available. Couldn't stop reading or laughing. Anyone who intends to become a doctor should read this in order to prepare themselves even a little for the hard work ahead of them, and anyone who may need NHS care should read this to have a little empathy for those who will treat them. Please make sure to choose a rating. Max Pemberton reads from his account of his first year in the NHS, based on his columns in the Daily Telegraph. I downloaded this book by accident looking for This Is Going To Hurt and I'm really glad I did. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Sign On My Account Basket Help. The days of the jokey, blokey medical romp are over. This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor, Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death, and Brain Surgery. I felt his pain even though the style of writing delivers the incidents often in a humours manner. - A real insight into the experience of a junior doctor: for curious medicine students - Many moments of laughter and frustration as … I … I love reading about the inner workings of the NHS, and this book was no exception. Should be compulsory reading for all leading politicians, especially health ministers. (Original post by Aaron1234) Ok...I'm currently reading "Trust me i'm a junior doctor", i have about 50 - 60 pages left, and must admit that it is a real eye opener to the world of medicine, albeit an immensly entertaining eye opener. Please make sure to choose a rating. Refresh and try again. Trust Me, I'm a (Junior) Doctor . Trust Me, I'm a (Junior) Doctor In the vein of the best 'blog books' - the real life story of a hapless junior doctor, based on his columns written anonymously for the Telegraph Full description We’d love your help. out of all the NHS doctor books i’ve read lately, this one is by far my favorite . New books! This was a very recent and very timely read. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. See All Buying Options. Doctors should know more about drugs than the companies tell them, says Max Pemberton. Trust Me, I'm a (Junior) Doctor. The Daily Telegraph published articles by him over several years. Trust Me, I'm a Doctor Home; Episodes; Clips; Presenters; Issues covered in the programme; Main content . Very funny in an unfunny environment. Hodder & Stoughton £12.99, pp298. and The Doctor Will See You Now. The reader lives through the highs and lows along with the author through his first difficult year in medicine. I’ve read quite a few and this is one of the better ones. Finished it within 3 days! Trust Me, I'm a (Junior) Doctor by Max Pemberton ‘Very funny and frank’ Independent ‘Reads like Scrubs: The Blog … funny and awful in equal measure’ Observer * * * * * * * The bestselling real life story of a hapless junior doctor, based on his columns written anonymously for the Telegraph. He is currently a columnist for the Daily Mail and Reader's Digest, and a regular contributor to the Spectator. Trust Me, I'm a (Junior) Doctor Condition Guidelines. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Be the first to ask a question about Trust Me, I'm a (Junior) Doctor. His first book, Trust Me, I'm a (Junior) Doctor, was a Radio 4 Book of the Week, and was subsequently followed by two more books about his experiences working in the NHS, Where Does it Hurt? You submitted the following rating and review. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. This was my third time reading this and I felt that I could relate to it a lot more than I used to, since I am now a medical student. Truly one of the best books I've ever read! Reviewed in the United States on April 12, 2013. 1. by on September 11, 2020. A very funny book which highlights the problems in the NHS due to underfunding and over-reliance on bureaucracy and middle-management. Max Pemberton. Arthur James Wells — 2009 in English literature . Biography: Author of two novels, Trust Me, I’m A (Junior) Doctor, recounting his first year as foundation year doctor, and Where Does It Hurt?, about his time working in an outreach project for homeless people and drug addicts. I read This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay recently and I picked this up as soon as I saw it since they are both similar and I loved the former one. Trust me, I'm a junior doctor: here, it's normal being lonely 27 August 2004 • 00:01 am Anyone can be lonely, but the mentally ill are truly isolated, says Max Pemberton Trust Me, I'm a (Junior) Doctor 'Very funny and frank' Independent 'Reads like Scrubs: The Blog ... funny and awful in equal measure' Observer * * * * * *The bestselling real life story of a hapless junior doctor, based on his columns written anonymously for the Telegraph. I quite enjoyed reading this book, and will read the two sequels. 4 tinU . His first book, Trust Me, I'm a (Junior) Doctor, was a Radio 4 Book of the Week, and was subsequently followed by two more books about his experiences working in the NHS, Where Does it Hurt? Trust me, I'm a junior doctor. I look forward to reading more by the author. Half-Monster Games is raising funds for Trust Me, I'm a Doctor - A Game of Medical Malpractice on Kickstarter! Hodder & Stoughton £12.99, pp298. by Max Pemberton. The kind of book you can read without thinking about it too much. Trust Me, I'm a (Junior) Doctor by Pemberton, Max at AbeBooks.co.uk - ISBN 10: 0340962054 - ISBN 13: 9780340962053 - Hodder Paperbacks - 2008 - Softcover . eBay item number: 372409530017. 361 customer ratings. - A real insight into the experience of a junior doctor: for curious medicine students - Many moments of laughter and frustration as … I'm sure everyone in a new job feels completely unprepared for it and as if they're not capable but most people just get on with it rather than whingeing on for a whole book about what a hard life it is. This was my first ever medical book I picked up, and after a few pages, it caught my attention. I loved this book almost as soon as I started reading it. Max Pemberton charts his roller coaster journey from idealism to bewilderment as one of the many hapless medical novices, as he realises that his heady ideals of 'saving people' come a distant second to the more pressing concerns of signing forms, placating tyrannical consultants and working out if people are actually dead - it's not as easy as you think. EXCELLENT – This is new unread book that was sitting on the shelve for some time so there is some visible shelwear on it. A great book, both Max and his fellow colleagues are literally thrown in at the deep end. Hardcover – Large Print, December 1, 2010. There are so many just-qualified, first-time-in-A&E memoirs out there, that to stand out the book has to be really different from the rest of the genre. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Top positive review. He’s also a bestselling author of Trust Me, I’m a Junior Doctor and a prolific writer in the areas of healthcare, ethics, culture and the NHS, with a regular column in The Daily Mail. Michael Bywater 22 March 2008 • 00:04 am . - A real insight into the experience of a junior doctor: for curious medicine students - Many moments of laughter and frustration as the author illustrates the complex way the NHS is now. So I actually managed to go away on holiday this year, and forgot to take my book with me, so this was one of them impulsive buys that you get cause you know you need a book. daoR kcorevoL 911. gnidaeR. IF YOU'RE GOING to be ill, it's best to avoid the first Wednesday in August. His first book, Trust Me, I’m a (Junior) Doctor, was a Radio 4 Book of the Week, and was subsequently followed by two more books about his experiences working in the NHS, Where Does it Hurt? 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