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.
Our key areas
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.
Terms and conditions handbooks
NHS Terms and Conditions of Service Handbook
Handbook amendment number 52 TCS Advisory Notice (02/2023)
2 October 2023
NHS Job Evaluation Handbook
The comprehensive guide for organisations using the NHS job evaluation scheme.
1 September 2018
Using flexible retirement to support retention
How to support staff to work flexibly using the new flexible retirement options being introduced this year.
31 August 2023
Changes to #SASWeek23 following indicative ballot for strike
Details of the indicative ballot for industrial action by SAS doctors and what this means for SAS Week.
28 September 2023
TRS posters to promote that statements are ready to view
2023/2024 Total Reward Statements (TRS) are available to view. You can now communicate this to staff using our posters.
18 September 2023
BDA consultants and hospital dental trainees announce strike action
The British Dental Association (BDA) announces further strikes for its members in September and October.
14 September 2023
Doctors and dentists in training terms and conditions (England) 2016
Version 11 (February 2023) TCS for NHS doctors and dentists in training. Including transitional pay protection that is extended until 6 August 2025.
15 September 2023
NHS Pension Scheme member contribution rates poster
Use this poster to see the member contribution rates for 2023/24.
10 August 2023
NHS Pension Scheme - member contributions 2023/24
An overview of the contribution rates payable by members in the NHS Pension Scheme.
8 August 2023
Staff recognition awards and improving culture
Read how Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust continues work on its commitment to enhance staff recognition and improve its culture.
17 July 2023
LCEA financial monitoring tool 2023/24
Our Excel-based tool and user guide have been designed to help employers ensure the minimum level of funds for LCEA investment in 2023/24.
14 July 2023
Celebrating SAS doctors at Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
Harrogate and District Foundation Trust (HDFT) used its SAS development funds to hold a celebration day for its SAS doctors.
11 July 2023
SAS professional development funding
Read our guidance to support employers to allocate SAS development funding.
7 July 2023