NHS pensions advice

Making the NHS Pension Scheme work for you

As one of the hard workers of the health service, you give your career to helping others. At Wesleyan, we want to help you make the most of your pension - so you can enjoy your richly deserved retirement to the full.

Below you’ll find a series of useful guides to help you get to grips with your pension rights. And for more personal advice on the NHS pension, Wesleyan Financial Services Consultants are ready when you are.

Whether you’re just starting out in the medical world or already approaching retirement, you can book a personal review of your finances to find out what the scheme means for you.

Featured guides

NHS Pension Scheme guide

With three different parts of the scheme in operation, the NHS pension isn’t the easiest thing to understand. This guide takes a detailed look at how membership of the NHS pension works - and what it might mean for your future retirement plans.

NHS pensions guide for practitioners

If you’re a GP or GDP, the NHS Pension Scheme works slightly differently for you than it does for hospital doctors and dentists. In this guide, we’ll look at how benefits are accrued and calculated from a practitioner’s point of view.

Retirement planning guide for medics

Thinking about retirement from the health service? In this guide, we’ll look at some of the things you might want to consider before calling time on your career. Find out how much money you might need to retire, and why it always pays to plan ahead.

More NHS pension guides

NHS pensions and early retirement

Keen on the idea of early retirement? This guide will help you assess the options open to you under the NHS Pension Scheme.

NHS pension benefits

The NHS Pension Scheme can provide generous benefits as standard – but also offers several options to increase your benefits further.

NHS pension and the annual allowance

The annual allowance limits how much you can save into a pension each year without paying tax. Find out how it impacts your NHS pension.

What happens if I leave the NHS Pension Scheme?

Leaving the NHS Pension Scheme isn’t a decision to be taken lightly. Here’s some guidance on how taking a break could affect your benefits.

What happens to my NHS pension when I die?

The NHS pension offers many excellent benefits for its members – often including the peace of mind that your family will be provided for when you’re gone.

Specialist financial advice

For pension planning and more, why not speak to a Wesleyan Financial Services Consultant?

Financial advice for doctors

At Wesleyan Financial Services, we understand the nuances of financial planning for those in the medical profession. It’s in our blood.

Financial advice for dentists

Whether you’re an NHS dentist or work in a private practice, we’ll pair you with a Financial Consultant who understands your career, your concerns and your goals.