Curated and edited by Adam Kay (author of multi-million bestseller This is Going to Hurt), Dear NHS features household names telling their personal stories of the health service. Contributors include Paul McCartney, Emilia Clarke, Stephen Fry, Sir Trevor McDonald, Sir Michael Palin, Naomie Harris, Dame Emma Thompson, Joanna Lumley, Miranda Hart, Ed Sheeran, David Tennant, Dame Julie Walters, Emma Watson and many, many more.
All profits from this book will go to NHS Charities Together to fund vital research and projects, and The Lullaby Trust which supports parents bereaved of babies and young children.
The NHS is our single greatest achievement as a country. No matter who you are, no matter what your health needs are, and no matter how much money you have, the NHS is there for you. In Dear NHS, an amazing list of inspirational people come together to share their stories of how the national health service has been there for them, and changed their lives in the process. By turns deeply moving, hilarious, hopeful and impassioned, these stories together become a love letter to the NHS and the 1.4 million people who go above and beyond the call of duty every single day - selflessly, generously, putting others before themselves, never more so than now.
They are all heroes, and this book is our way of saying thank you.
This audiobook features readings by: Monica Ali, Pam Ayres, David Baddiel, Mary Beard, William Boyd, Frankie Boyle, Jo Brand, Kevin Bridges, Kathy Burke, Jimmy Carr, Candice Carty-Williams, Lauren Child, Lee Child, Bridget Christie, Emilia Clarke, Rev Richard Coles, Daisy May Cooper, Jilly Cooper, Fearne Cotton, Juno Dawson, Kit de Waal, Victoria Derbyshire, Reni Eddo-Lodge, Anne Fine, Stephen Fry, Professor Green, Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, Mark Haddon, Matt Haig, The Hairy Bikers, Naomie Harris, Miranda Hart, Victoria Hislop, Nick Hornby, Sali Hughes, Konnie Huq, Marina Hyde, E L James, Jackie Kay, Lorraine Kelly, Marian Keyes, Shappi Khorsandi, Joanna Lumley, Lee Mack, Catherine Mayer, Alexander McCall Smith, Paul McCartney, Sir Trevor McDonald, Caitlin Moran, Kate Mosse, Jojo Moyes, David Nicholls, Sir Michael Palin, Sue Perkins, Katie Piper, Jonathan Ross, Ed Sheeran, Paul Sinha, Frank Skinner, Kate Tempest, David Tennant, Dame Emma Thompson, Sandi Toksvig, Stanley Tucci, KT Tunstall, Dame Julie Walters, Phil Wang, Emma Watson, Mark Watson, Jack Whitehall, Josh Widdicombe, Dame Jacqueline Wilson, Greg Wise, Benjamin Zephaniah.
A minimum of £1.00 from the sale of each book will be paid to NHS Charities Together and £0.05 will be paid to The Lullaby Trust.