Despite evidence of the value of PAs, report card shows that many provinces are way behind November 27, 2014, Ottawa – As political and health care leaders from across Canada celebrate and recognize the value of Physician Assistants (PAs) on… Read more »
Letter to the Editor In response to the article published on November 14, 2014: BC Cancer Agency, health authority agree to request more doctors, The Globe and Mail Vancouver http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/bc-cancer-agency-health- authority-agree-to-request-more-doctors/article21603602/ PAs are improving wait times for Canadians Introducing Physician Assistants… Read more »
Beyond hiring physicians, the health authority is looking at other means to help alleviate the burden on oncologists, including finding roles for nurse practitioners and physician assistants…more.
Health PEI is investigating whether it’s worth adding physicians assistants to the Island’s healthcare system. Physician assistants are relatively new in public healthcare in Canada. They have been offering care in the military for more than three decades. Read more