Ill health retirement from the NHS pension scheme

Many NHS workers with Long Covid are contemplating whether ill health retirement is an option for them. Indeed many Trusts are suggesting this to staff as a way forward.

To date very few people with Long Covid have been deemed eligible for ill health retirement. One NHS worker who was recently awarded Tier 1 and Tier 2 ill health retirement from the NHS pension scheme wrote about the process in a blog which can be read by clicking here.

Additional information about ill health retirement and the NHS pension scheme can be found in a leaflet by Long Covid Nurses and Midwives UK which can be read by clicking here.