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.
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PAs can help the doctors shortage in N.B.March 7th, 2018
They might not be doctors, but these health-care professionals say they could be doing moreFebruary 23rd, 2018
Kevin Dickson, for instance, is a physician assistant in the emergency department at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital in Fredericton. The role is considered a “physician extender,” sort of akin to a lifelong medical school resident. Working under the supervision of… Read more »
PAs can reduce wait times for orthopedic surgeries in New BrunswickFebruary 21st, 2018
Letter to the Editor: N.B. to spend $3 million on improving wait times for orthopedic surgeries. Published February 13, 2018 for The Canadian Press and featured on the Canadian Healthcare Network – http://www.canadianhealthcarenetwork.ca/healthcaremanagers/news/n-b-to-spend-3-million-on-improving-wait-times-for-orthopedic-surgeries-36119?utm_source=EmailMarketing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Healthcare_Newsletter_Thursday…more.
CAPA ‘s New Position Statement – PAs Caring for Canada’s SeniorsJanuary 30th, 2018
Physician Assistants (PAs) play a valuable role in helping to improve care for our seniors. PAs are currently practicing across Canada in the Canadian Armed Forces and in the public healthcare system in Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and New Brunswick. In… Read more »