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Family benefits and life assurance

We have information to help you understand what you need to do when a member dies.

When a member dies

Death in membership

Read our factsheet to find out what to do if a member dies while working for the NHS:
Death in membership - useful information for employers (PDF: 161KB)

Death on pension

Read the death on pension factsheet (PDF: 175KB) for information about what to do if a Scheme pensioner dies.

Adult dependant’s pension

This was formerly known as a survivor’s pension.

Children's pension

This was formally known as Child Allowance.

Factsheets and further information

Read our factsheet for information about when a children’s pension may be payable:Children’s pension factsheet (PDF: 180KB)