What is a Physician Associate?

A Physician Associate (PA) is a dependent health care professional who has been trained to the medical model and works under the supervision of a consultant or GP.

What is a Physician Associate?

A Physician Associate (PA) is a dependent health care professional who has been trained to the medical model and works under the supervision of a consultant or GP.

Where can a PA work and what can they do?

Physician Associates work in both primary care (General Practice) and secondary care (largely Hospital and Mental Health Trusts).

How do I train to be a Physician Associate in KSS?

If you wish to train for an exciting career as a Physician Associate in Kent, Surrey and Sussex, you have a choice of three excellent post-graduate education programmes.

Supervising a Student PA

The KSS School of PAs supports clinical supervisors and students in both primary and secondary care to ensure successful, rewarding placements.

Employing a Qualified PA

Information and advice for employers who are considering adding PAs to their workforce.

Professional Indemnity for PAs

Advice on professional indemnity for PAs practicing in the UK.

Continuous Professional Development (CPD) for PAs

Physician Associates registered on the PA-MVR at the FPARCP are required to undertake continued professional development to remain up to date, enhancing and developing their skills to continue working as a safe practitioner and improve standards of care.

Regulation Status

Information and updates as the profession moves towards regulation.

Address

KSS School of Physician Associates 

Post Graduate Education Centre
East Surrey Hospital
Canada Drive
Redhill
Surrey
RH1 5RH

Telephone

01737 768511 ext 6635

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