Posts Tagged ‘Retirement’

Hundreds of hospital consultants say they’ll leave the NHS well before retirement age

The NHS faces a future without hundreds of senior skilled hospital doctors as they consider leaving the health service years before they would be expected ...

Early retirement of hospital doctors adds to workforce crisis in England and Wales

Hospital doctors in England and Wales are increasingly choosing to take early retirement. Figures from the NHS Business Services Authority reveal that t...

Cut work hours and bureaucracy if NHS trusts want to retain older doctors

NHS employers should optimise the clinical contribution of older doctors while offering to reduce their working hours, if they want to retain them. This...

Prepare early for retirement from the NHS – a summary guide for doctors

Navigating the retirement planning maze isn’t easy. With ever changing regulations and new pension freedoms, it can be a challenge for doctors to work ou...

Surge in consultants opting for early retirement

Consultants are opting to retire early rather than face pension compromise, figures reveal. The number of consultants taking voluntary early retirement ju...

Let us not forget that we’re a powerful bunch

On Thursday 30th, with thousands of public sector workers on strike, the whole country was talking about pensions. Meanwhile feral school kids roamed the s...

I’m planning my retirement party already

Recently I have begun to think about my retirement party. Not because I’m nearing my late fifties but because I’ve organised and attended several recen...

“Limit hospital doctor pay rise to 1% or less”

Hospital doctors face the prospect of a real-terms pay cut next year. The chancellor Alistair Darling is to write to the pay review body urging it to r...

Eight tips on planning a comfortable retirement

The NHS pension scheme continues to be one of the best pension schemes available, providing a pension and a lump sum at retirement, along with spouses ...