ALMAGUIN – A multifaceted approach is needed to manage the ongoing issue of physician shortages in Northern Ontario and across the province…. more.
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 familiar with it,” says Brittany Belair, a PA practicing at Toronto Western Hospital…more.
The Nova Scotia Health Authority says it’s a matter of when, not if, it will start hiring physician assistants…. more.