Physician assistants in the United Kingdom: an initial profile of the profession.

Tamara S. Ritsema, Katherine E. Paterson

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Of 165 PAs and PA students in the United Kingdom in December 2010, 127 (77%) responded to a census survey. PAs work in 19 medical and surgical specialties; experienced PAs are more likely to practice in primary care. Prior to PA training, respondents worked in a wide variety of health professions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
JournalJAAPA : official journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 2011


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  • Nurse Assisting

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