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NHS pension reforms: what the latest update means for those on the old and new schemes

How 2015 changes to the NHS pension scheme affect nurses, plus who needs to make a choice

How 2015 changes to the NHS pension scheme affect nurses, plus who needs to make a choice

  • Unions have welcomed a government decision on the remedy option for the England and Wales NHS Pension Scheme
  • How and when affected members will be asked to choose their preferred scheme – either the 2015 scheme or the 1995 ‘legacy’ scheme
  • Advice for nurses on timescales, factors that may affect your pension benefits, how to choose the best option for you and when to seek further help

For many people, a pension is their most valuable asset after their home.

An NHS pension – which gives you a guaranteed index-linked income for

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