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Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance and measures

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has announced it is extending the retire and return easements beyond the 31 October 2022:

  • the 16-hour rule will be permanently removed from 1 April 2023
  • abatement of special class status members who retire with 1995 Section benefits and return to work between age 55 to 60 will be suspended to 31 March 2025
  • abatement of draw-down members of the 2008 Section and 2015 Scheme will be suspended to 31 March 2023

Read our guidance on support for retired members.

What you can do in the pensioner hub

If you’re an NHS pensioner or a surviving spouse, partner or dependant we have information on:

You should also read the useful information we have available.

You can contact us if you need to.

Reminder of postal address change

Our postal address is: 

NHS Pensioner Admin
PO Box 683, Unit 5
Newcastle Upon Tyne