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

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This is the most ridiculous solution and ill thought solution ignoring your own market of doctors. The way to do this is to induct those trainees who are not able to pass GP assessment exams but have completed the clinical rotations and have experience of working locally and know the system. They should be allowed to work as PA. What is the assement exam for foreign PAs. they know nothing about NHS and would take double amount of time and energy and money to train them to suit the needs of primary care. RCGP should seriously think in a modern way rather than sticking to old fashioned way and utilize the local doctor s here who have good experience but not full GP training.

Posted date

28 Aug 2015

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12:23pm

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