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'It's like being spat on' Scots nurse hits out as other medics paid five times as much to give Covid jabs

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Scottish Government of “spitting” on her profession by paying dental hygienists, optometrists and doctors five times more for giving vaccinations.Jane McCallum has criticised a deal struck by ministers in November which allows NHS boards to give contractors £230 per three-and-a-half-hour shift – the equivalent of £66 per hour – at inoculation centres.General practice nurses, meanwhile, are receiving as little as £13 an hour to do exactly the same job while often having to train the rookie vaccinators.Jane, 64, an experienced practice and travel health nurse who is vaccinating people at Edinburgh’s Queen Margaret University Hospital, said: “This discrepancy in pay for getting everyone vaccinated is an insult to the nursing profession.“Nurses.

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