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Dr Max Pemberton is a doctor, journalist and writer. He is a columnist for The Daily Telegraph, writing weekly on news events concerning culture, social and ethical issues, the politics of health care and the NHS. He is also a columnist for Reader's Digest and a regular contributor to the Mail On Sunday. He has written three books: Trust Me I'm a Junior Doctor, Where Does It Hurt? and The Doctor Will See You Now. He's also fronted the investigative strand on Channel Four's primetime series How Not to Get Old.
Cognitive behavioural therapy is widely recognised as the most effective treatment for overcoming addiction. And now, for the first time, Stop Smoking with CBT draws explicitly on this set of mind-training tools to help you stop smoking once and for all. Written by a medical doctor specialising in addiction, and who used to describe himself as 'in love with smoking', Dr Max Pemberton reveals his powerful method that will: stop nicotine cravings quickly and easily transform how you think about smoking make your desire to smoke simply melt away With Dr Pemberton's proven approach, you won't worry about gaining weight or staying calm without cigarettes. Most importantly, you'll discover that stopping smoking is one of the most exciting and exhilarating things that you can do! Dr Max Pemberton has spent many years working with people to overcome addiction. He's also a bestselling author of Trust Me, I'm a Junior Doctor and a prolific writer in the areas of healthcare, ethics, culture and the NHS.
Old Pere Bonot, sunning himself before the doors of a cafe by the minster, held the Courrier du Bas-Rhin in his hand, and vouchsafed to Rosenbad, the brewer, and to Hummel, the vintner, such particulars of the forthcoming wedding as he found to be good. A glass of coffee stood at Pere Bonot's elbow; his blue spectacles rested high upon a forehead where no wrinkles sat; the smoke from his cigarette hung in little white clouds about his iron-grey hair. He sat before the great cathedral of Strasburg; but the paper and its words carried him away to a little village of the mountains where, forty years ago, he had knelt at the altar with Henriette at his side, and an old priest had blessed him, and he had gone out to the sunny vineyards, hand in hand with his girl-wife to their home in a forest of the Vosges. There were tears in old Bonot's eyes when he took up the Courrier again.
The orator was not eloquent; but he had told a human story and all listened with respect. When he paused and looked upward it seemed to many that a light of justice shone upon his haggard face while the tears rolled unwiped down his ragged jerkin. His lank, unkempt hair, caught by the draught from the open doors at the far end of the hall, streamed behind him in grotesque profusion. His hands were clenched and his lips compressed. That which he had told to the sea of questioning faces below him was the story of his life. The name which he had uttered with an oath upon his lips was the name of the man who had deprived him of riches and of liberty. When he essayed to add a woman's name and to speak of the wrongs which had been done her, the power of utterance left him in an instant and he stood there gasping, his eyes toward the light which none but he could see; a prayer of gratitude upon his lips because he had found the man and would repay...
Classic mystery buffs looking for a new twist on the standard whodunit should dip into this collection of unusual and tightly plotted tales. Jewel Mysteries: From a Dealer's Note Book contains a selection of satisfying short stories that all revolve around jewels and precious stones -- and humanity's seemingly insatiable lust for them.
The doctor is back again and on the wards! Now in his third year as junior doctor, Max looks and sounds the part. But this time around, things are not at all as he expected ... The junior doctor ... back on the wards. After a year on the streets treating outreach patients, Max Pemberton is back in the relative comfort of hospital. This time running between elderly care and the dementia clinic to A&E and outpatients. No longer inexperienced (Max and his doctor friends can now tell when someone is actually dead), they are on the front line of patient care for better or worse. In the midst of an NHS still under threat (some things never change) there are committed and caring doctors, big issues, hope, frustration, huge societal changes affecting the entire health system as well as the general drama of everyday life in a big hospital, from biscuit wars to resus. It's not like television, this is real - there are no easy answers - but The Doctor Will See You Now will give you hope that there are enough good doctors asking the questions.