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Canadian physician assistants applaud New Brunswick Liberal commitment to creating five non-urgent care centres

August 28th, 2018

Canadian Association of Physician Assistants calls on the Liberals to support modern team-based care and include physician assistants in funding models Ottawa, August 28, 2018 — The Canadian Association of Physician Assistants (CAPA) welcomes today’s commitment from the New Brunswick… Read more »

Association: Hiring more physician assistants one step towards improving access to care in New Brunswick

August 27th, 2018

The Canadian Association of Physician Assistants calls on all political parties to commit to increasing the number of physician assistants to help improve the health of New Brunswickers FREDERICTON, August 27, 2018 — With the provincial election campaign officially underway,… Read more »

Physician assistants to political parties: Time to bring our expertise to more patients across New Brunswick

July 31st, 2018

The Canadian Association of Physician Assistants calls on all parties to commit to increasing the number of physician assistants to help improve the health of New Brunswickers FREDERICTON, July 31, 2018 — Ahead of New Brunswick’s upcoming election, calls are… Read more »

The PA professions; 50 Years and Counting

January 31st, 2018

A Snapshot of the last 50 years for the growth and development of the PA profession

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B.C. should allow physician assistants

June 13th, 2018

There simply aren’t enough providers to care for everyone in B.C., especially those in remote communities. Recruiting more family doctors and hiring more nurse practitioners will most certainly help… more

Health-care fix needs innovative thinking

March 24th, 2018

Another means of relieving the pressure on the emergency room physician would be the introduction of physician assistants to the province’s health care system similar to what exists in New Brunswick, Ontario and Manitoba…more.