St George's welcomes consultation on regulation of Physician Associates

Experts at St George’s, University of London, have welcomed the announcement by the Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt, of a consultation about regulation for the Physician Associate profession.

14 June 2017

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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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