• Pensions will be based on final salaries
• GPs keep career average pension schemes
• GPs currently working retain the right to retire at 60 on a full pension
• GPs starting after 1 April 2008 will have a normal pension age of 65, with the right to take a pension after the age of 55.
GPs in Northern Ireland have yet to learn their new pensions deal.
Full detail at www.sppa.gov.uk/pension_reform/nhs.htm