The Regulations governing the LGPS contain generous ill-health retirement provisions. These provisions grant immediate payment of retirement benefits should active members/deferred members satisfy robust qualifying criteria.
The guidance covering ill-health has been split into separate pages dealing with:
Ill-health cases are the most common subject of formal disputes under the Internal Dispute Resolution Process. It is imperative therefore that the correct employer processes are followed, as set out in our guidance.
If you have any queries regarding these processes please contact the Employers Team.