NHS Pension Scheme

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The NHS Pension Scheme is made up of the 1995/2008 Scheme and the 2015 Scheme. From 1 April 2015, all new joiners without previous scheme membership have joined the 2015 Scheme. Some existing members have retained rights to remain in the 1995 or 2008 section of the existing scheme.

Support and guidance

We provide support and guidance to organisations who deliver the scheme at a local level. Follow the links on the right hand side of this page to navigate the available information designed to support employers.

Talking to employees about their pension can help staff understand and appreciate the value of the scheme. Our presentation pack is designed to help you explain the benefits of the NHS Pension Scheme during an induction, pension work shop, or pre-retirement course.

Watch our overview of the NHS Pension Scheme video which explains what the NHS Pension Scheme is and gives a brief overview of the benefits payable from the NHS Pension Scheme.

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NHS Employers continues to influence developments by working with key stakeholders and partners. We provide information and guidance to support you in implementing these changes and work closely with you to understand your challenges and priorities.

If you would like to find out more about how we represent your interests, get involved in our work, or have suggestions about how else we can support you, please email: pensions@nhsemployers.org.

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