We want the same pay as GPs for vaccination, say pharmacists

PSA President Associate Professor Chris Freeman says it's not fair pharmacists are paid $68 per COVID-19 vax while GPs receive $139

Pharmacists are calling for a pay rise for delivering COVID-19 vaccines, saying they are “doing the same job” as GPs and should be paid equally. 

Chris Freeman.

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) says there are no more excuses to deny pay parity following record weeks of vaccination.

It stresses GPs are paid around $139 for delivering three vaccines, yet