Role substitution: a reactionary approach to health care change

Patrick S Hanrahan
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (9): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2011.tb03072.x
Published online: 2 May 2011

To the Editor: The juxtaposition of articles by Braithwaite and colleagues1 and Ho and Maddern2 (a description of a trial of physician assistants [PAs] in Adelaide) provides an interesting contrast between what should be happening in health care and what is happening.

  • Patrick S Hanrahan

  • Southbank Central, Perth, WA.



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