At a time when hospitals and clinics across Canada are overburdened by rising demand for health care, there are concerns health authorities are overlooking one possible solution: physician assistants (PAs)… read more.
When Captain Monica Phillips, a Regular Forces Physician Assistant, received her posting to HMCS Ottawa she knew it was coming with an added experience. For the first time in their more than 20-year careers, Capt Phillips and her brother Petty Officer… Read more »
Katy Kosyachkova lives without a stomach. She was diagnosed at age 21 with stomach cancer and had a total gastrectomy. Her entire stomach was removed. She had no symptoms until she fainted during a final university exam. No one suspected… Read more »
Derrick Nearing is a retired Canadian Forces physician assistant who served in Somalia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Afghanistan. At the conclusion of the war in Rwanda, he was deployed as a medic. He Opinion article was published in the Globe and… Read more »
This month we’ve seen several rounds of surgeries cancelled at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital (CBRH) because the ER is bursting at the seams…more.