Emergency room physician assistants are joining a group of Fredericton doctors in speaking out about long wait times and doctor burnout… more.
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 »
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 »
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.
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