Recently we have heard of proposals to increase the number of Physicians Associates. Did you know about this role? No me neither?
In our guest blog today, Grumbling Appendix discusses the role and the implications for nursing. click here to read blog.
Is this an opportunity for nursing to clearly articulate the role of Nurse Specialists and Advanced Practitioners and demonstrate the value and complexity of our role?
If we don’t engage and lead this discussion is there the risk that we get bogged down and distracted by the ‘mini doctor maxi nurse’ discussion and miss the opportunity to model integrated multidisciplinary services with the patient at the centre?
Have a read, mull it over and you decide …. …together can we amplify the voice of specialist nursing and be the leaders of our professional destiny?