The total amount paid to healthcare professionals in 2012 was $2,533,137. This figure covers all parts of the GSK business in Australia, including Pharmaceuticals and Consumer Healthcare.

This aggregate number is broken into the following categories:

Categories Description Cost
Grants/Donations Grants to individual healthcare professionals in relation to attendance at domestic and international conferences and symposia. $371,659
Consultancy Consultancy fees in relation to speaker presentations, work on clinical development advisory boards. $774,942
Sponsorships Sponsorships, donations or grants to health related organisations (non-individual) $901,126
  TOTAL $2,047,728