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Physician Associates: Regulation

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 73730, tabled on 12 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to bring forward legislative proposals to regulate physician associates; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

17 November 2021

The Government expects to consult on a draft statutory instrument that will bring the physician associate roles into statutory regulation next year. Statutory regulation of physician associates will begin no earlier than the summer of 2023.

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