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Our Suggested Reads



View our picks for wider reading around medicine.

Good Medical Practice

by General Medical Council



Tomorrow’s Doctors

by General Medical Council



Bad Science

by Ben Goldacre

What is This Thing Called Science?

by Alan Chalmers

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

by Oliver Sacks

Trust me, I’m a Junior Doctor

by Max Pemberton

Reasons to Stay Alive

by Matt Haig

Where Does It Hurt?

by Max Pemberton

Blood, Sweat and Tea

by Tom Reynolds

Blood and Guts: A Short History of Medicine

by Roy Porter

In Stitches

by Nick Edwards

The Children Act

by Ian McEwan

This is Going to Hurt

by Adam Kay

Complications and Better

by Atul Gawande

The House of God

by Samuel Shem

The Other Side

by Kate Granger

Bad Pharma

by Ben Goldacre

Every Last Word

by Tamara Ireland Stone

When Breath Becomes Air

by Paul Kalanithi

More Suggested Reads



Titles that are slightly more challenging but useful.

Pearls in Medicine for Students

by Kumar Arup Kundu

Medical Ethics

by Tony Hope

The Social Basis of Medicine

by Andrew Russell

The Human Brain

by Susan Greenfield

The Selfish Gene

by Richard Dawkins

The Checklist Manifesto

by Atul Gawande


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