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Document If I am on unpaid sick leave or nil sick pay, can I still retain my Special Class status?

Yes, you will retain your Special Class status. If you reach your 55th birthday while you are on unpaid sick leave, you can claim your NHS pension without any reduction, providing your employment has not been terminated.

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