PA week 2021

20/09/2021

PA week 2021 Physician Associate (PA) week this year will run between Monday 4 October – Friday 8 October.  PA week aims to raise awareness of the profession. It’s also a... more

Spotlight series – PAs in general practice sexual health

16/09/2021

Spotlight series – PA in general practice sexual health The  Faculty of Physician Associates  (FPA)  census report  2020 revealed that 30% of physician... more

Preparing for the PA national examination – a qualified PA's story

01/09/2021

Preparing for the PA national examination  Each physician associate (PA)  national examination diet sees a new cohort of PA students register, hoping to join the PA... more

Changes to the delivery of the PA National Exam (written)

24/06/2021

Changes to the delivery of the PA National Exam (written)   From September 2021 the PA national certification and recertification examination (written) will be delivered online... more

Changes to standard setting methodology for the recertification examination

17/06/2021

Physician Associate National Examination -Changes to standard setting methodology for the recertification examination   Candidate information The role of the Physician Associate... more

Changes to standard setting methodology for the PA National Exam

17/06/2021

Physician Associate National Examination (PANE) -Changes to standard setting methodology for the written examination and objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) Candidate... more

Physician Associate national exam fees 2021/22

06/05/2021

Physician Associate national exam fees 2021/22 The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) runs a range of exams and courses for doctors, physician associates and other healthcare professionals,... more

RCP appoints new senior examiner (physician associates)

18/02/2021

RCP appoints new senior examiner (physician associates) The RCP and FPA is pleased to announce the appointment of Jade Moore to the role of Senior Examiner (Physician Associates). Jade... more

Physician associates and administration of COVID-19 vaccines

14/01/2021

Physician associates and administration of COVID-19 vaccines At present physician associates are not considered in law registered healthcare professionals as they are not subject to... more

FPA Annual General Meeting

13/01/2021

Faculty of Physician Associates Annual General Meeting  22 January 2021 - registrations now open The FPA’s annual AGM will take place on Friday 22 January 2021, at 17.30... more