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NOT A DOCTOR

Welcome to my blog about being a Physician Associate (not a doctor) in the UK. This blog is for people interested in becoming a PA, PA students and registered PAs. Since there aren't many of us out there yet, I thought it would be helpful to provide some information and advice from my journey before PA school to being qualified. Enjoy!

June 19, 2019

So, you’ve sat your exams and thanks to your hard work and dedication you’ve smashed it and passed! Now what do you do… Unfortunately, it doesn’t all end with passing your exams. This guide will get y...

March 17, 2019

If you’re a student or graduated Physician Associate in the North West then I’ve got some interesting news for you! Only a year on from the first PA cohort graduating in the North West, the role is st...

February 10, 2019

So, you’ve been a good student and done all your reading/note making but need a way to test all this new-found knowledge? I’ve teamed up with Pastest to give you some insider information on how their ...

January 1, 2019

Got an upcoming placement in Renal? Considering a job as a PA in Renal medicine? Then take a read and find out what it’s all about. Please bear in mind, my experiences in Renal are from a Tertiary cen...

December 9, 2018

It’s a good time of the year to start asking your loved ones for those super fun and trending items you’ve always wanted. Yep you guessed it… books and revision aids wooo!

Here are some of the items I...

November 1, 2018

I've managed to get 2 amazing Physician Associates -Myya and Andy -who work/have worked in A&E to give you the inside scoop on Emergency Medicine. Read on to discover if A&E is the right place for you...

September 26, 2018

So, you’ve decided you want to become a Physician Associate. Great! Now its time to actually write your application.  It can be a daunting task but I’ve put together some hints and tips that will...

August 23, 2018

This post is for all you PA students out there who are wondering ‘how the hell am I gonna learn all this stuff in 2 years?!’ It’s not easy, but it’s definitely possible so have a read of my top tips....

July 29, 2018

In this post I describe my first experience working as a qualified PA in Cardiology! If you’re a student due to have placement in Cardiology or just someone interested in how Cardiology works, this ca...

July 21, 2018

This post is for people wondering what the PA role is and the sorts of jobs we do. It is also helpful for current students and qualifieds who are looking for ways to describe themselves to their colle...

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