GPs blindsided by ‘free’ flu vaccine announcement

Receptionists are bearing the brunt, says Dr Tammra Warby
Dr Tammra Warby
Dr Tammra Warby.

GPs are apparently handing patients government IOUs following the Queensland Premier’s announcement on Twitter that she would make flu vaccines free for all, which has caused chaos at practices unaware of what was happening.

With a bad flu season looming, Annastacia Palaszczuk posted that she was funding influenza vaccines for all those over six months who were not covered by the National Immunisation Program.