FPA national student representative case study

20/05/2022

FPA national student representative case study As the FPA national student representative, what does your role involve, and how do you support fellow students? My role involves the... more

Update on progress towards regulation

13/05/2022

Update on progress towards regulation This week we were told that there is going to be a further delay to the legislation that will make Physician Associate (PA) a regulated profession.... more

Spotlight series – PAs in mental health

12/05/2022

Spotlight series – PAs in mental health In the UK, approximately one-in-four people will experience a mental health problem each year.1 Given the undoubted effect the COVID-19... more

General Medical Council – good medical practice consultation opens to physician associates

29/04/2022

General Medical Council – good medical practice consultation opens to physician associates The General Medical Council (GMC) has launched a 12-week consultation on the content of... more

Physician associate students – placement hours

28/04/2022

Physician associate students – placement hours Following a recent review of physician associate student clinical placement hours by the Faculty of Physician Associates (FPA) and PA... more

Physician associates in research

20/04/2022

Physician associates in research Physician associate (PA), Silothabo Dliso qualified from the University of Liverpool in 2020. He is the UK's first PA to work in paediatric clinical... more

The Faculty of Physician Associates presidential 2022 elections

06/04/2022

The Faculty of Physician Associates presidential 2022 elections The Faculty of Physician Associates (FPA) is delighted to announce the opening of the FPA 2022 elections. Elections are... more

Spotlight series – PAs in cardiology – Angela Nhamburo

25/03/2022

Spotlight series – PAs in cardiology Cardiology focuses on diseases of the cardiovascular system. A growing number of physician associates (PAs) are practising in the specialty,... more

Spotlight series – PAs in cardiology

22/03/2022

Spotlight series – PAs in cardiology Cardiology is one of the 50 specialties now practised by physician associates (PAs) in the UK. The specialty focuses on diseases of the... more

Spotlight series – one of the UK's first microbiology PAs shares her story

16/03/2022

One of the UK's first microbiology PAs shares her story Microbiology is an essential specialty within the healthcare environment. It focuses on the diagnosis and management of bacterial... more