Could physician assistants (PA) help fill the gap as Perth scrambles to plug up the spots left by doctors leaving the general practice field? more
Although physician assistants (PAs) are common in Ontario and below the border, they aren’t allowed to practice in Nova Scotia. “There are about 650 in Canada right now. It’s very common in the United States and that’s how I was… Read more »
The Nova Scotia Health Authority says it’s a matter of when, not if, it will start hiring physician assistants…. more.
A Halifax woman who works at Toronto Western Hospital says she would happily move home and help fill health-care gaps — but her job isn’t recognized in Nova Scotia… more.
Someone navigating the Nova Scotia health-care system will not encounter a physician assistant. That’s something an admittedly interested group would like to see change…. more.