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What type of statement will I receive?

You'll receive either a Total Reward Statement (TRS) or an Annual Benefit Statement (ABS).

The type of statement you will receive is based on your circumstances.

 

What TRS is 

TRS are available to NHS Pension Scheme members working in NHS organisations who use the electronic staff record system (ESR).

What you'll get

A TRS summarises an individual employee’s employment package, including:

  • basic pay
  • allowances
  • pension benefits for NHS Pension scheme members

Some NHS organisations also provide other benefits included in the statement, such as:

  • health and wellbeing programmes
  • learning and development
  • flexible working opportunities
  • childcare vouchers
  • cycle to work schemes

How to access your statement

You can access this online through 'ESR employee self-service' or 'GOV.UK Verify'.

 

What ABS is

ABS are available to NHS Pension scheme members working in:

  • approved non-NHS organisations
  • smaller NHS organisations, such as GP practices
  • NHS organisations who do not use ESR

What you'll get

An ABS will provide a pension statement for NHS Pension Scheme members

How to access your statement

You can access this online through 'GOV.UK Verify'.

 


TRS and ABS will provide you with an overview of your pension benefits up to 31 March each year.

Our scheme year runs from 1 April to 31 March.

We base the statement on information provided to NHS Pensions by 31 May each year. 

Statements are refreshed every year and are made available mid August.

The content shown on annual TRS or ABS is not ‘real-time’. NHS Pensions rely on NHS employers providing accurate and timely updates to member records by 31 May each year as a one-off annual update. If this information is not supplied before statements are issued, your statements will not show up to date information. The benefits shown will have been calculated using the last information provided by your employer. If this information is not supplied by 31 May, your statement will not show up to date information.

About Total Reward Statements (TRS)

Information on your TRS and how to access it.

About Annual Benefit Statements (ABS)

Information on your ABS and how to access it.