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

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At present the regulation of physician associates is done through a voluntary register. This register does not have the force of the law, meaning that physician associates can see patients even if they are not registered. This poses an unacceptable risk to patient safety in GP surgeries. I have therefore set up a petition to call for a proper mandatory registration process for physician associates and I encourage all who are interested in patient safety to sign it. https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/105948

Posted date

29 Aug 2015

Posted time

8:45pm

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