St George’s welcomes expansion of Physician Associate numbers to help ease pressure in NHS

The Royal College of Physicians has indicated that there will be more than 3,000 qualified physician associates by 2020.

St George’s welcomes the expansion of the plans previously announced by Jeremy Hunt, Health Secretary, who had said he wanted to see 1,000 physician associates working in the NHS by the end of this decade.

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The rise of the iDoctor: how technology is changing the way your GP treats you

Doctors were armed with a stethoscope and thermometer 50 years ago, but new technology means GPs now have a bag full of gadgets to find out what is wrong with patients.

8 August 2016