Scheme Advisory Board

Meeting room

17 / 5 / 2016 5pm

The Scheme Advisory Board (SAB) is required to provide advice to the responsible authority (Secretary of State for Health), on the desirability of changes to the NHS Pension Scheme. 

This page includes:

SAB meeting dates for 2016 are:    

  • 19 April
  • 8 June
  • 14 September
  • 7 December.  


SAB comprises members from key stakeholders within the NHS and the NHS Pension Scheme. These include representatives from the health departments, the Government Actuary's Department, NHS Pensions, an independent actuary (First Actuarial) as well as employer and member representatives as detailed below.

Trade union representatives are from the following organisations:

British Dental Association
British Medical Association
Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Federation of Clinical Scientists
Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association
Managers in Partnership
Royal College of Midwives
Royal College of Nursing
Society of Radiographers
Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists

Employer representatives:

Andrea Hester   NHS Employers
Sue Jacques  County Durham and Darlington Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Heather Mawson
 The University of Manchester
Martina Govindraj
 The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust
David Levy
 Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Richard Tompkins
 NHS Wales Employers
Jan Armstrong
 City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
Ray Thomas
 Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Gordon Benson
 NHS Employers

Scheme Advisory Board annual reports     

Further information    

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