The NHS Pension scheme continues to be one of the most comprehensive and generous schemes in the UK and is a key part of the reward offer for employees in the NHS. 

Anyone who starts working for the NHS automatically becomes a member of the NHS Pension Scheme. However, membership is voluntary and if you want to opt out of the scheme at any time, you can.  Please visit the NHS Pensions website for further information. see related sites below.

If you are eligible for a pensions, but not an NHS pension, you will be automatically enrolled into the NEST pension scheme. 

See related pages below for more information.

For any further information regarding NEST or rejoining the NHS Pension scheme, please contact the payroll pensions team.

Payroll Pensions Team

Payroll and Pensions Department

HR and Wellbeing Business Services

1829 Building                                                                                                                                                            

The Countess of Chester Health Park

Liverpool Road



Phone: 01244 366610

Please use the NHS Pensions Members Hub link in related sites below for further information:


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