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The Junior Doctor is back!He's into his second year of medicine, but this time Max is out of the wards and onto the streets, working for the Phoenix Outreach Project.Fuelled by tea and more enthusiasm than experience, he attempts to locate and treat a wide and colourful range of patients that somehow his first year on the wards didn't prepare him for ...from Molly the 80-year-old drugs mule and God in a Tesco car park, to middle-class mums addicted to appearances and pain killers in equal measure.His friends don't approve of the turn his career is taking, his mother is worried and the public spit at him, but Max is determined to make a difference. Despite warnings that miracles are rare, and that not everyone's life can be turned around, Max is still surprised by those that can be saved.Funny, touching and uplifting, Max goes from innocence to experience via dustbin-shopping-trips without ever losing his humanity.
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Max Pemberton is a practicing doctor. As well as a degree in Medicine, he completed a degree in Anthropology for which he was awarded a First and a prize for academic excellence. Max has worked in a broad range of medicine from A&E, geriatrics, adult psychiatry, surgery and paediatric palliative care. He is also a columnist for the Daily Telegraph and Reader's Digest. Recently, he won the Mind Journalist of the Year Award for his writing about mental health in the Daily Telegraph.Review:
'This book will have you crying bucket loads one moment and laughing out loud the next.' -- News of the World 'Pemberton treats a grim subject with warmth and self-deprecating good humour ... equally enlightening sequel. ****' -- Daily Mail
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Book Description Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, 2009. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0340919922
Book Description Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, 2009. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0340919922
Book Description Hodder & Stoughton Ltd. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0340919922 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.1922021