Intended for healthcare professionals


Will physician associates be replacing doctors?

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 10 September 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5439
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. 1BMJ Careers


The number of physician associates working in the NHS is set to increase by more than 100 in the next few years. Abi Rimmer examines what physician associates do and how their roles are expanding


  • Competing interests: I have read and understood the BMJ Group policy on declaration of interests and have no relevant interests to declare.

View Full Text

Log in

Log in through your institution


* For online subscription