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Should I employ a physician associate?


Im all for increasing the number of staff in general practice but why are we investing in an unregulated and unregistered role? We already have registered regulated nurses who with training in prescribing can develop their role to meet the needs of the practice. Is this where investment should be? Introducing PAs seem to be an expensive quick fix with no real thought or intelligence behind it. This is a very expensive sticky plaster to

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15 Oct 2015

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