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Doctor in the House: Adam Kay on Taking This is Going to Hurt on Tour

The author of our Non-Fiction Book of the Month for May, This is Going to Hurt, discusses croissant accidents, telling awkward stories and taking his book on tour.

Also Human: Caroline Elton on Five Ways to Change the Medical Profession

As a psychologist who has spent her career working with doctors, Caroline Elton has seen first-hand the psychological toll of working under near constant pressure in a health system stretched to breaking point. Her book, Also Human, is a challenging and humane new examination of a profession on the frontline of human trauma. Here, exclusively for Waterstones, she considers five ways we should be supporting our doctors and changing the medical profession.

A Waterstones Exclusive Q&A with Henry Marsh

"The private healthcare system in the UK, anyway, is entirely parasitic on the NHS for the training of its staff and for bailing it out when things go wrong."

Described as ‘a book about wisdom and experience’, Henry Marsh’s extraordinary memoir, Do No Harm, paved the way for a wave of new publishing that gave medicine a human face. To mark the publication of his compassionate and unflinching second book, Admissionswe present an exclusive Q&A in which Marsh considers the changing world of modern medicine, debates around end of life care and the precarious future of the NHS.