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Normal pension age

It is age:

  • 60 in the 1995 section
  • 65 in the 2008 section

Members with special class status in the 1995 section may have the right to retire from a normal pension age of 55.

In the 2015 scheme, it's the same as your state pension age, or age 65 if that is later. 

You might be able to claim your deferred benefits from age 55 if you:

  • held special class status, and
  • were made redundant before age 50 and have not rejoined the NHS Pension Scheme

You can find more details about NHS Pension Scheme benefits on the NHS Pensions website.