Physician Associate (PA)

Resources and Offers for Primary Care in North West England

Physician Associate (PA) Apprenticeship – Employer Engagement Webinar

28th October 2021, 12pm – 2pm
HEE are supporting a collaborative, national implementation of the PA Apprenticeship to ensure apprenticeship provision meets the needs of all employers and potential apprentices. 
This webinar is suitable for employers who are considering implementing the Physician Associate Apprenticeship within their organisation and would like information around practical steps and actions needed to ensure effective implementation. 

This webinar will cover:

  • Apprenticeships and Workforce Development
  • The Physician Associate Role
  • The Physician Associate Apprenticeship
  • The National Physician Associate Apprenticeship procurement and implementation plan
  • Action / commitment for future implementation of the apprenticeships and next steps

Please use this link to book your place. Please note, bookings will close at 12pm on Wednesday 27th October. 
A link to the session will be emailed to you on 27th October – please hold the date and time of the webinar in your diary.

Below are the dates for the Faculty of Physician Associate National exams:

  • September cohort:
    Exam period
     9 September- 8 October 2021
    Results released 4 November 2021
  • January cohort:
    Exam period 13 January – 3 February 2022
    Results released: 3 March 2022

For the individual to be eligible for the Band 5 role, they must have passed all components of the PgDip/MSc in Physician Associate Studies.

It is suggested that the Band 5 Physician Associate Assistant Practitioner role is undertaken during the period between sitting the FPA national exams and receiving the FPA results, although this can vary dependent on practice and PCN preference.
Any queries, please contact [email protected]