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2024 BC Budget Consultation Recap

June 15th, 2023

CAPA’s response to the budget consultation in British Columbia emphasizes the critical issue of the shortage of medical professionals in public healthcare. Introducing PAs can strengthen the system, ensuring timely and cost-effective care. PAs are advanced practice clinicians who enhance… Read more »

Atlantic Provinces Call on Physician Assistants to Help with Health workforce Challenges

April 5th, 2023

The Canadian Association of Physician Assistants (CAPA) is delighted that governments in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador is investing in PAs… Read more.

Community of Port Hardy implores government to allow Physician Assistant to Practice

February 23rd, 2023

Mayor and Council, First Nations Health Authority, and Doctors in B.C. support proposal to integrate Physician Assistant (PA) model.   British Columbia – January 24, 2023 – The Canadian Association of Physician Assistants (CAPA) has submitted a proposal to the B.C…. Read more »

Canada Needs PAs Video Refresh

November 30th, 2022

The CanadaNeedsPAs video has been updated to reflect the state of the health care system post-pandemic, and the need for more training spots and PA programs. Check out the video and be sure to share it on your social media… Read more »

PA Media View all »

July 14th, 2023

Écoutez Directeur du Québec, Jean-Nicolas Chagnon, discuter du rôle d’adjoint au médecin au 98,5 FM. Bravo!

L’adjoint au médecin, une solution pour les patients orphelins ?

June 2nd, 2023

Cette profession non reconnue au Québec, mais présente dans d’autres provinces, pourrait améliorer sensiblement l’accès à la première ligne pour les patients, en plus de soulager l’horaire des médecins… Read more.