Nearly 40% of GP practices have staff refusing COVID-19 vax: AusDoc survey

It comes as both the RACGP and AMA call for National Cabinet to mandate vaccination for frontline workers

Both the AMA and the RACGP are hoping a legal hole in the country's pandemic response will finally be filled: the lack of a nationwide vaccination mandate covering all GP practices and their staff.

Vaccine mandate concept

They want leaders at the National Cabinet meeting tomorrow to provide the mandate, which will offer legal protection from unfair dismissal claims should the employment of those staff refusing vaccinations need to be terminated.

So far,