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Physician associates will be regulated along same lines as doctors and nurses

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k4320 (Published 12 October 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k4320
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

Physician associates and physician assistants in anaesthesia will be regulated in a similar way to doctors and nurses, the Department of Health and Social Care has said after a consultation.12

Regulation would give these professions a safety framework and would reassure patients that they were receiving high quality care, it said. This is a …

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