How to Survive Being a Doctor

Tongue-In-Cheek Advice and Cheeky Illustrations about Being a Doctor

  • Imprint: Summersdale
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 96
  • Price: £6.99
  • Publication date: 8 March 2018
  • ISBN: 9781786852526

About the book

What seems to be the problem?

Your job is rewarding, but if you’re going to be faced with the horrors of the human body, you’re going to need survival skills:

Think positively: At least you aren’t suffering from these ailments. Well, not yet…

Reassure yourself: One day you will be able to retire – assuming you survive that long.

This mischievous little book will help see you through your years as a doctor with tongue-in-cheek advice and cheeky illustrations.

About the author

Mike Haskins is a writer and researcher who has worked on TV providing scripts for everyone from Simon Pegg to Christopher Biggins. He has worked on radio series featuring Des O’Connor, Bruce Forsyth and Brian Eno (although sadly not all at the same time). He has worked for many years with Griff Rhys Jones and has written (or co-written) a vast pile of books including the bestselling joke collection Man Walks Into A Bar.


Clive Whichelow is a journalist and comedy writer. He has written for Rory Bremner, Jonathan Ross, Spitting Image and many others as well as for The Mail on Sunday, the Daily Express and the Daily Mirror.

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