The effects of Canada’s strained healthcare system is being felt in Saskatchewan in a number of ways… Read more.
Physician assistants, which are currently allowed to work in Manitoba and Ontario, are often described as shadow doctors… Read more.
A physician assistant in Manitoba would like to see Newfoundland and Labrador regulate the profession so she and her fiancé — who are both health-care workers — can move to the province… Read more.
Sadly, rural health care tends to be an afterthought. When people visualize a hospital, they often think of a downtown emergency room, where people come in and get triaged to any number of services within a few blocks. Health providers in rural environments must be nimble in their care. Often serving multiple roles. A prime example is a rural physician assistant (PA), who is the ultimate generalist… Read more.
With Nova Scotia’s medical staff shortages, long surgery wait times and lingering barriers to primary care, physician assistants say they are an untapped resource in the province.
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