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Five minute with . . . Jeannie Watkins

BMJ 2017; 359 doi: (Published 18 October 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j4801
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

The president of the Faculty of Physician Associates discusses the government’s decision to consult on the regulation of the profession

“It’s absolutely brilliant that the secretary of state has announced the consultation—it’s been 10 years of hard work to get us to this point.

“Regulation will mean that PAs can work to the full scope of their practice. We’ll be able to prescribe drugs and request ionising radiation and x rays. Right …

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