HSC Pension Scheme – proposed amendments to scheme regulations regarding flexibilities

Consultation opened on 07 August 2023. Closing date 16 October 2023.


The Department of Health would welcome your views on proposals set out in the consultation document and draft Regulations below in relation to HSC Pension Scheme regulations.


Consultation description

The proposals that are being consulted on, introduce a package of new retirement flexibilities within the 1995 Section of the legacy scheme and include:

  • pensionable re-employment
  • partial retirement
  • removing the 16-hour rule
  • a number of minor changes in relation to partial retirement.

The Department welcomes any comments or views on the proposals set out in the consultation document.

Comments on the proposals can be submitted via email to: modernisation@health-ni.gov.uk 

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