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Different payments are pensionable depending on if you’re an Officer or Practitioner member.

If you’re a Practitioner, you can check which payments are pensionable on our website.

Officer’s pensionable payments include:

  • annual leave
  • paid sick leave
  • overtime for part-time members up to the whole-time standard week if paid at your basic hourly rate
  • approved maternity, paternity or adoption leave
  • London weighting payments
  • on call availability payments where there’s a specific rota commitment for both whole-time and part-time members
  • on call payments for part-time members up to the whole-time standard week if paid at your basic hourly rate
  • temporary pay increases
  • National Clinical Excellence Awards (CEAs)
  • local CEAs confirmed before 1 April 2018
  • payroll giving payments
  • Waiting List Initiative (WLI) payments for part-time hospital doctors up to the whole-time standard week if paid for hours worked
  • domiciliary fees

Payments that are not pensionable include:

  • one-off payments 
  • payment for hours above the standard whole-time hours
  • discretionary or bonus payments for completion of a job or related to the performance of the employee 
  • Temporary Injury Allowance (TIA) or Injury Allowance 
  • payments in lieu of notice or untaken annual leave 
  • payments made for work done as a Non-Executive Director or Non-Executive Board member
  • any salary used as part of a salary sacrifice
  • expenses reimbursement such as travel expenses 
  • overtime work at a different rate of pay for part time members
  • strike days
  • NHS Student Bursary payments

These lists are not exhaustive.

If you’re an active member and the payment you’re querying is not listed, you must contact your employer.

If you’re not an active member, contact our helpdesk.

Read more information on membership, contributions and pay on our website.

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