If you are considering Voluntary Early Retirement, the age at which you can retire and access your pension, will depend on your job and which section of the scheme you are in (i.e. 1995 or 2008). A penalty may apply if you retire early. More detailed information can be found on the Early Retirement section on the pensions agency website
The normal pension age is the age when an employee can retire from NHS employment and have their pension paid without reduction or enhancement. The actual age will depend on which section of the scheme they are in and their status.
The normal pension age for the members of the 1995 section of the NHS pension scheme is 60.
The normal pension age for the member of the 2008 section of the NHS pension scheme 65