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Document Am I eligible to join the NHS Pension Scheme?

The scheme is open to any NHS workers aged between 16 and 75 who are:
  • directly employed by the NHS
  • medical, dental and ophthalmic practitioners and trainees
  • general medical practice staff
  • non-General Practice Providers
Freelance locum medical practitioners may also elect to join.

You may also be eligible to join if you are working for approved employers outside the NHS, however you may be subject to additional eligibility criteria. If you work for an approved employer and would like to know if you will be eligible to join please contact your employer directly.
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