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APAA Conference 2019 – Sheffield

By |2018-12-18T22:42:27+00:00December 18th, 2018|

The 11th annual APAA conference for 2019 will be held in the city of Sheffield, entitled "MAP's in the outdoor city".  The conference will comprise of an afternoon of education sessions and a second full day of guest speakers covering a wide variety of topics.  The full programme including venue information can be found by [...]

RCoA President discusses Physicians’ Assistants (Anaesthesia) regulation

By |2018-10-30T21:07:42+00:00October 30th, 2018|

The RCoA President Professor Ravi Mahajan, discusses the recent announcement that Physicians’ Assistants (Anaesthesia) are to be regulated, writing in the Department of Health and Social Care's 'Talk Health and Care' blog, exploring how the role is helping as part of the anaesthetic workforce within the NHS. https://dhscworkforce.crowdicity.com/blog/post/623236

Case studies featuring Physicians’ Assistants (Anaesthesia)

By |2018-10-30T20:42:38+00:00October 30th, 2018|

NHS Employers have published 2 case studies, one from Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and a second from Salford Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. They outline how PA(A)'s have been introduced into the anaesthetic teams of their respective trusts, and how they have helped to enhance their workforce provision. Click on the links [...]

New video introducing the PA(A) role by NHS Employers

By |2018-10-24T19:43:14+00:00October 24th, 2018|

  NHS Employers have created a short film designed to illustrate the role of PA(A)'s, with interviews from Consultant Anaesthetists, Surgeons and current PA(A)'s. They have also published an infographic outlining the main points of the role.     Their inforgraphic can be found as a pdf document here: http://www.nhsemployers.org/-/media/Employers/Publications/Medical-associate-professions/Physicians-Assistants-infographic.pdf

Statutory legislation to be introduced to regulate physicians’ assistants (anaesthesia) & physicians’ associates

By |2018-10-12T20:11:56+00:00October 12th, 2018|

After the Department of Health public consultation in December 2017, the introduction of statutory regulation for Physicians’ Assistants (Anaesthesia) & Physicians’ Associates was announced today (12/10/18) by Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, following direct engagement with the NHS workforce. For full details of the announcement, please click on the following [...]

Medical Associate Professions

By |2018-10-14T21:03:29+00:00October 12th, 2018|

NHS Employers have created a webpage to promote the 4 Medical Associate Professions, which includes PA(A)'s.  An introductory video explaining the roles can be found via:- http://www.nhsemployers.org/maps