As soon as Adam Kay set foot on a hospital ward for the first time, he realized
there’s quite a lot they don’t teach you at medical school . . .
His diaries from the NHS front line – scribbled in secret after long nights,
endless days and missed weekends – are hilarious, horrifying and heartbreaking by turns.
This Is Going to Hurt is everything you wanted to know about being a junior doctor, and more than a few things you really didn’t.
And yes, it may leave a scar.