UK college accused of ‘Orwellian tactics’ over support of physician associates

In recent years some 3000 PAs have been trained via a two-year master’s degree to work under medical supervision.
Professor Trish Greenhalgh.

The UK’s Royal College of Physicians has issued an apology after being accused of Orwellian manipulations over its support for ‘cheap doctor replacements‘.

It follows the conduct of senior officials during an extraordinary general meeting to allow members to vote on the UK Government’s rollout of physician associates (PAs).