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NHS Pension Scheme

The NHS Pension Scheme is open to staff between the ages of 16 and 75 and who are directly employed by the Trust. Staff are automatically placed into the NHS Pension Scheme when they start working for the Trust. Those not wishing to be members of the scheme need to complete an opt out for (see Section 11 below).

Staff can access their annual pension benefit statement using ESRs self service. Details of how to do this are in Section 6 below. The links below will provide you with lots of information about the Scheme.

 CharlotteRoweOur Trust's Pension Officer is Charlotte Johns (tel 0300 790 7000, x8646, Mon - Fri). She can provide you with scheme details along with pension estimates on request.


1. NHS Pension Guides

2. Joining the NHS Pension Scheme

3. Membership, Contributions and pay

4. Transferring benefits into the scheme

5. Increasing your benefits


Scheme Benefits

6. How to access your Total Reward Statement (via ESR's Employee Self Service (ESS))

7. Life Assurance and Family Benefits

8. Nominating

9. Retirement 

Retirement Factsheets

10. Returning to work after taking your NHS pension - Factsheet

11. Options on Leaving the Scheme