What is Automatic Enrolment
Joining the scheme
Information for people who are joining the NHS (Scotland) Pension Scheme
Transferring a Pension in
How to transfer former pension rights from another scheme
Rejoining the scheme
How to re-join the NHS (Scotland) pension scheme
Opting out but continuing to work for the NHS
Understand your options if you have decided to opt out of the scheme
Refund of contributions
Details of when you can receive a refund of pension contributions
Leaving - find out what happens to your pension
Find out what happens to your pension when you leave the NHS
Changes to your job
Changing your working pattern
Absence from work
Information about career breaks
Married or in a relationship
Information about making nominations
Becoming a parent
What happens to your pension benefits when you take parental leave
I am ill or injured
Your options if you become too ill to work
Find out more about pension sharing on divorce.
Click the link above to find out about 2015 Remedy, who it affects and what happens next.
How to complete a retirement application
Part 1 – to be completed by the member Section 1 Personal Details, Type of
Find out more about eligibility criteria and types of membership.
Joining the scheme
Information about how members join the Scheme.
Leaving the scheme
Guidance about members who wish to leave the scheme.
Pensionable pay and contributions
Find out more about members' pensionable pay and contributions.
A guide to transferring benefits into or out of the NHS scheme.
Information on how members can increase their benefits.
Mental Health Officers
Find out more about Mental Health Officers and Special Class Members.
Guidance on benefits payable to scheme members.
Information about Practitioner employment.
Find out if your organisation can become a Direction employer.
An overview of Injury Benefits.
Loss of rights to benefits
An explanation of how a member could lose their rights to their benefits.
Find out more about contribution rates for both employers and members.
Further information about submitting annual returns.
Access the NHS resource account calculators.
Find out more about the NHS (Scotland) Pension Board.
Scheme Advisory Board
Find out more about the NHS Pension Scheme (Scotland) Advisory Board.
NHS Employers Accounts Disclosure
Guidance for NHS employers completing their 2022/23 annual accounts
NHS scheme accounts
NHS Superannuation Scheme (Scotland) accounts.
Guide to NHS pension scheme regulations.
A list of NHS circulars issued by SPPA.
Consultations on proposed changes to NHS Scotland pension schemes.
Access our NHS Factors.
Please click on the title above to see all the NHS Forms.
Learn more about the Practitioner Remediation and what it means for your pension.
A basic guide to tax on pensions.