Guidance

Broad comparability against the National Health Service Pension Scheme (England & Wales)

This announcement follows on from the previous Important Announcements issued by the Government Actuary’s Department (GAD) on 1 July 2014 and 19 August 2014.

Documents

Broad comparability against the NHSPS – Important Announcement (23 February 2015)

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Details

On 12 February 2015, The National Health Service Pension Scheme Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/94) and The National Health Service Pension Scheme (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/95) were laid before parliament. These regulations constitute the 2015 reforms to the National Health Service Pension Scheme in England and Wales (NHSPS (E&W)), which come into force on 1 April 2015. Similar regulations are expected to be laid imminently, to also come into force on 1 April 2015, for the National Health Service Superannuation Scheme in Scotland (NHSSS) and the Health and Social Care Pension Scheme in Northern Ireland (HSCPS).

Published 23 February 2015