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Join Us in Thanking Our CAPA Volunteers

April 3rd, 2014

April 6 – 12 is National Volunteer Week in Canada. In celebration of this special occasion, CAPA would like to thank all of our volunteers for the time and effort»

CAPA branded items are now available online for purchase in the CAPA Boutique!

April 1st, 2014

CAPA is pleased to present our new online Café Press merchandizing site. We have selected many great products that will help our members in identifying themselves as Physician Assistants, as»

2013 Ontario PA Symposium Summary Proceedings and Next Steps – now available

March 28th, 2014

The Physician Assistant (PA) role was introduced in 2007 in Ontario through the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC). The demonstration projects were started in specific, predetermined health care»

The 10th Anniversary of FHTs in Ontario

March 18th, 2014

CAPA would like to acknowledge the 10th anniversary of the creation of Family Health Teams in Ontario and congratulate the FHTs across Ontario on their success in enhancing patient outcomes»

Letter to the Editor

January 27th, 2014

Recruiting and retaining doctors appears to be a common issue in Nova Scotia as well as other areas of the country. This is causing many Nova Scotians difficulty in accessing»

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Physician Assistants Enhancing Care

Physician Assistants Enhancing Care

April 9th, 2014

Calgary Zone has welcomed a new profession to its health care team. Earlier this fall, Alberta»

Rise of the Physician Assistants

Rise of the Physician Assistants

March 19th, 2014

WINNIPEG | With provincial govern­ments seeking cost efficiencies in health-care delivery, physi­cian assistants (PAs) have seen»

PAs are coming to Manitoba

PAs are coming to Manitoba

March 12th, 2014

WINNIPEG - Manitoba is hiring 50 new health-care professionals to help lighten the workload of family»

The doctor dilemma

The doctor dilemma

March 3rd, 2014

'By 2015, every Manitoban who wants a family doctor will have access to one' -- NDP 2011»

Physician Assistants in Canada

Physician Assistants in Canada

February 25th, 2014

Canada is a confederation comprising 10 provinces and 3 territories. Each jurisdiction has authority to establish»

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