24 Hour Retirement
Update: Under normal circumstances, Pension Scheme Members who return to work within one month of taking 24 hour retirement must not work more than 16 hours per week in that month. This rule has been temporarily suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic which means members can return to work immediately after taking a minimum 24-hour retirement and continue their existing working commitments, or increase them, whilst they are in receipt of their full pension benefits.
For more detailed information, visit the NHSBSA website.
About the 24 Hour Retirement process
We have published a guide to explain the six key steps of the process NHS Pension Scheme members whose pension contributions are administered by PCSE need to follow if they wish to claim NHS Pension retirement benefits.
We recommend you click on the tile above and read the guide in full, 12 months before the date you plan to retire.
Once you complete the AW8, you can submit it to PCSE, along with your documents, via our online enquiries form.
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