Recent news reports and social media posts have sparked questions about Physician Associates (PAs) in the NHS. High-profile groups, such as the British Medical Association, Royal College of GPs, Royal College of Physicians, have subsequently issued statements. Read the latest update from the Royal College of GPs

If you’re a PA, or support them, please look at the Faculty of PAs new guidance around PA titles and introductions.

Kent and Medway Primary Care Training Hub (KMPCTH) supports PAs, PA employers and supervisors, offering guidance on their roles, supervision, and integration into teams. Across the county there are 35 PAs in primary care and their contributions are valuable. If you are one of these PAs, reach out if you need support.

If you have questions or want to understand the PA role in primary care, contact PA Lead, Sarah Vigor at or join the training hub’s monthly virtual PA drop-in events