Physician Associates

Physician Associates

Physician associates are medically trained, generalist healthcare professionals, who work alongside doctors and provide medical care as an integral part of the multidisciplinary team. Physician associates are dependent practitioners working with a dedicated medical supervisor but are able to work autonomously with appropriate support.

What can Physician Associates help with?

Physician associates work within a defined scope of practice and limits of competence. They:

  • take medical histories from patients
  • carry out physical examinations
  • see patients with undifferentiated diagnoses
  • see patients with long-term chronic conditions
  • formulate differential diagnoses and management plans
  • perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
  • develop and deliver appropriate treatment and management plans
  • request and interpret diagnostic studies
  • provide health promotion and disease prevention advice for patients.

Our Physician Associates


Alison McDonnell (f)

 

 

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Contact Us

St Marks Medical Centre and Trinity Practice
42 Derby Road
Southport
Merseyside
PR9 0TZ
Tel: 01704 511700
Fax: 01704 511798