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.