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NHS offering £50k per year for US physician associates to practise in underdoctored areas


I agree. When salaried GPs are being offered 70-80k per year but play roulette and double jeopardy via the GMC and will be paid to supervise them, why not just work as a PA and get someone else to carry the can. I'm sick of the RCGP endorsing other professionals to come in and undermine our status, the aim being clearly to reduce the number of doctors in the NHS to a bargain basement service. There is no way I will ever supervise or oversee a nurse practitioner or a PA or their prescribing. If they want my opinion then the patient is booked in withy me for a full assessment, or not at all.

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28 Aug 2015

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