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Pressure builds for B.C. to recognize physicians assistants

November 21st, 2018

Tuesday, Nov. 27 marks National Physician Assistant Day in Canada. This comes about a month after the 2018 Canadian Association of Physician Assistants annual conference was held in Victoria, B.C. from Oct. 18 to 21. Ironically, PAs aren’t actually allowed… Read more »

Pressure on government to recognize physician assistants

November 6th, 2018

On the other side of B.C’s. borders — four U.S. states plus Alberta — patients can see a physician assistant for many health concerns. But not in B.C., where the province does not recognize physician assistants as health professionals, even… Read more »

Physician assistants say they can help B.C. health care woes

October 16th, 2018

For years, Eric Demers provided medical care on Canada’s army bases and submarines. Now as part of the Canadian Association of Physicians Assistants, he said physicians assistants (PAs) are one way to address B.C.’s shortage of health care providers…more.

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

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