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Physician associates allow us to offer 60 more appointments

Tuesday 21st March 2017

Dr Trisha Wildbore explains how replacing partners with physician associates has paid off

What we did

In 2012, like many practices, we were (and are) underfunded and overstretched. We had heard that a local practice was employing a physician associate (PA) on a locum basis, seeing patients in a similar way to a GP, so we decided to offer him a temporary position with us for one day a week. We audited his notes and were impressed with his...

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