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New FAQ Page

By |2019-06-09T18:11:36+00:00June 9th, 2019|

New FAQs Page for Anaesthesia Associates Check out our new FAQ page, with a host of information covering many topics of the work and training of Anaesthesia Associates in the UK, with links to useful documents for anaesthetic departments thinking of introducing AA's. FAQ's

APAA Conference 2019 – Sheffield

By |2019-06-05T09:27:29+00:00December 18th, 2018|

APAA Conference 2019 - Sheffield The 11th annual APAA conference for 2019 will be held in the city of Sheffield, entitled "MAP's in the outdoor city".  The conference will comprise of an afternoon of education sessions and a second full day of guest speakers covering a wide variety of topics.  The full programme [...]

RCoA President discusses Physicians’ Assistants (Anaesthesia) regulation

By |2019-06-05T09:28:23+00:00October 30th, 2018|

RCoA President discusses Physicians’ Assistants (Anaesthesia) regulation The RCoA President Professor Ravi Mahajan, discusses the recent announcement that Physicians’ Assistants (Anaesthesia) are to be regulated, writing in the Department of Health and Social Care's 'Talk Health and Care' blog, exploring how the role is helping as part of the anaesthetic workforce within the [...]

Case studies featuring Physicians’ Assistants (Anaesthesia)

By |2019-06-05T09:57:21+00:00October 30th, 2018|

Case studies featuring Physicians' Assistants (Anaesthesia) [Anaesthesia Associates] NHS Employers have published 2 case studies, one from Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and a second from Salford Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. They outline how PA(A)'s have been introduced into the anaesthetic teams of their respective trusts, and how they have helped [...]

New video introducing the PA(A) role by NHS Employers

By |2019-06-05T09:30:03+00:00October 24th, 2018|

New video introducing the PA(A) role by NHS Employers NHS Employers have created a short film designed to illustrate the role of PA(A)'s, with interviews from Consultant Anaesthetists, Surgeons and current PA(A)'s. They have also published an infographic outlining the main benefits of the role.     Their inforgraphic can be found [...]

Statutory legislation to be introduced to regulate physicians’ assistants (anaesthesia) & physicians’ associates

By |2019-06-05T09:34:58+00:00October 12th, 2018|

Statutory legislation to be introduced to regulate physicians’ assistants (anaesthesia) & physicians' associates After the Department of Health public consultation in December 2017, the introduction of statutory regulation for Physicians’ Assistants (Anaesthesia) & Physicians’ Associates was announced today (12/10/18) by Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, following direct engagement [...]

Medical Associate Professions

By |2019-06-05T09:35:51+00:00October 12th, 2018|

Medical Associate Professions NHS Employers have created a webpage to promote the 4 Medical Associate Professions, which includes PA(A)'s.  An introductory video explaining the roles can be found via:- http://www.nhsemployers.org/maps