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The NHS (National Health Service) -

Related category: Health & Wellbeing
Related booklists: Politics of Health, Doctors and Nurses,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 11 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 To Provide All People: A Poem in the Voice of the NHS by Owen Sheers
    To Provide All People: A Poem in the Voice of the NHS - by Owen Sheers

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780571348084 | ISBN 10: 0571348084

    July 2018 marks the 70th anniversary of the National Health Service Act. Owen Sheers, the author of Pink Mist and the BAFTA nominated The Green Hollow, has created a virtuosic 'film-poem' to coincide with the Vox Pictures/BBC production broadcast to ... 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 Check Up: Our NHS at 70 by Mark Thomas
    Check Up: Our NHS at 70 - by Mark Thomas

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786825018 | ISBN 10: 1786825015

    Celebrating the 70th anniversary of the founding of the NHS, award-winning comedian and activist Mark Thomas takes a look at our NHS, what state it’s in, where it’s going, and what we need to do to keep it. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The NHS at 70: A Living History by Ellen Welch
    The NHS at 70: A Living History - by Ellen Welch

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781526717375 | ISBN 10: 1526717379

    At midnight on 5th July 1948, the National Health Service was born with the founding principal to be free at the point of use and based on clinical need rather than on a person’s ability to pay. Seventy years since its formation, these core princip ... 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 Picked Up, Patched Up and Sent Home: Why I Love the NHS by Carl Walker
    Picked Up, Patched Up and Sent Home: Why I Love the NHS - by Carl Walker

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780719814433 | ISBN 10: 071981443x

    In this personal, irreverent book, Carl Walker represents the average stories of average people whose lives are routinely and often unnoticeably held together by the people who work in the NHS. These are the people who patch us up, sew us up, radiate ... 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 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 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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