Common questions: regulating physician associates and anaesthesia associates
Physician associates (PAs) and anaesthesia associates (AAs) play a key role as part of multi-disciplinary teams in a range of healthcare settings.
The four UK governments have asked the GMC to regulate these professionals. We’re awaiting the change in the law which will allow this to happen.
We regularly receive questions about these roles and their upcoming regulation. This guide answers the ones we're asked most frequently.