This section covers pay and contracts for medical staff and those under the NHS terms and conditions of service, the NHS Pension Scheme, the Job Evaluation Scheme and guidance and support to develop a robust reward offering in your organisation.
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Medical and dental pay and contracts
Access information, guidance, and resources relating to all of the national grades of doctors and dentists.
NHS terms and conditions of service (Agenda for Change)
The NHS terms and conditions of service (Agenda for Change) applies to all non-medical NHS staff.
NHS Pension Scheme
NHS Employers provides support and guidance to help employers deliver the NHS Pension Scheme effectively for their organisation.
2021/22 NHS terms and conditions of service pay materials
Access supporting products following the government's announcement on the 2021/22 pay award for staff under Agenda for Change.
13 August 2021
New contractual flexible working provisions
Read more about the implementation of new contractual provisions for flexible working, effective from 13 September 2021.
13 September 2021
Updated national profile for call handlers
As part of the Emergency Services review, the NHS Staff Council’s Job Evaluation Group has published revisions to the national call taker profile.
10 September 2021
Supporting members to move to the 2015 NHS Pension Scheme from 1 April 2022
Understand the key messages to communicate to members of the NHS Pension Scheme in your organisation about moving to the 2015 Scheme on 1 April 2022.
16 September 2021
Retirement flexibilities poster
Use our poster to support your conversations with our NHS people about the flexible retirement options available in the NHS Pension Scheme.
5 August 2021
NHS terms and conditions pay poster 2021/22
Pay scales for the 2021/22 pay year
29 July 2021
Guidance for application of SAS continuing professional development funding
A funding allowance is to be allocated to trusts to support the professional development of SAS doctors.
15 June 2021
Employer guidance on the new pay progression system for SAS doctors
Download new guidance which explains pay progression for doctors appointed to the 2021 specialist and specialty doctor grades.
14 June 2021
McCloud remedy summary and actions for employers
Our new resource provides a summary of the process for removing age discrimination from public sector schemes and actions for employers.
7 June 2021
Framework agreement for SAS contract reform 2021
Read the three-year agreement between NHS Employers and the British Medical Association for the new 2021 specialty doctor and specialist contract.
15 May 2021