Physician Associates (PA) in Acute and General Medicine

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London
Competitive salary
17 Nov 2020
23 Nov 2020
Role Type
Start Date
Physician Associates (PA's) will be a new but important part of the team in acute and general medicine. They will work alongside the junior doctors, consultants and nursing staff to care for patients on a day to day basis. It is expected that they will be a valued and integral part of the team. There is Consultant of registrar support and supervision at all times. While we do not currently have PA's, we have enjoyed hosting PA students for a number of years and look forward to welcoming the skills they bring. They will, be encouraged to take part in audits and research, and be expected to attend regular departmental teaching. Post holders must
  • Hold a Physicians Associate/ Physicians Assistants qualification from an accredited programme (UK or US)
  • Have current and valid certification or re-certification by the Physician Associate UK National Examination or NCCPA certification or re-certification if US trained
  • Be a member of the Faculty of Physician Associates at the RCP which includes registration on the PA Managed Voluntary Register


For further details / informal visits contact:

NameClare shoultsJob titleConsultant in Acute MedicineEmail addressclare.shoults@stgeorges.nhs.ukTelephone number020 8266 6092Additional contact information

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