As Minister of Health, I am pleased to join the Canadian Association of Physician Assistants in marking National Physician Assistant Day in Canada. Today is our opportunity to recognize the immeasurable contribution physician assistants make to the health and well-being… Read more »
I am pleased to extend my warmest greetings to the members of the Canadian Association of Physician Assistants (CAPA) and everyone marking National Physician Assistant Day in Canada. November 27 provides an opportunity to recognize the professional contributions of physician… Read more »
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.