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Enable Dental Care Professionals to claim an NHS pension

Submitted by Sarah Fox on Tuesday 16th February 2021

Published on Tuesday 23rd February 2021

Current status: Open

Open until: Monday 23rd August 2021

Current Signatures: 1,316
(count is updated approximately hourly)

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Clinical ~ Enable ~ NHS ~ NHS staff ~ Recruitment ~ Staff ~ The NHS ~ US

Petition Action

Enable Dental Care Professionals to claim an NHS pension

Petition Details

Enable Dental Care Professionals in mixed NHS and Private practices to claim an NHS pension and staff number.

Additional Information

Although not directly employed by the NHS, many DCP's carry out up to 80% NHS work. We are not entitled to any pension associated with carrying out the work. Allowing us an NHS staff number and superannuation contributions will help greatly with recruitment and retention of staff. 18 years ago the legislation changed to allow non clinical staff in GP practices the option to opt in to the NHS pension scheme - why not allow us the same??


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