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Measures to support accessibility

The Health Informatics Service takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of this website:

  • Include accessibility as a requirement for all web content conforming to standard WCAG 2.1 AA and should meet AAA as feasible.
  • Work with the website owner towards clear accessibility goals and responsibilities.
  • Ensure content authors have accessibility knowledge and skills.

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) standard defines requirements to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. "Fully conforms" means that the content meets all the WCAG requirements at the specified Level without exceptions.

Website content posted prior to 15/07/19 fully conforms to WCAG 2.1 Level AA. It partially conforms to Level AAA.

Feedback

We welcome feedback on the accessibility of this website. Please let us know if you experience any accessibility barriers.

E-mail: webteam@this.nhs.uk

Phone numbers: 01484 355420

Address:
Oak House
Woodvale Office Park
Woodvale Road
Brighouse
West Yorkshire
HD6 4AB

We usually respond to accessibility feedback from e-mail within 3-5 working days. Sometimes it can take up to 2 weeks. 

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

This website is designed to be compatible with assistive technologies and the last two versions of browser: Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari

In Internet Explorer 10 and in older browsers, some aspects of the website may not display optimally. The website is not designed for Internet Explorer 9 and earlier versions.

Adapting the website to suit your needs

https://mcmw.abilitynet.org.uk/mcmw is a very helpful guide enabling users to make the most of the internet whatever their ability or disability including how to change the fonts and font sizes, changing the colours in your web browser or device, changing the mouse pointer and using the keyboard instead of the mouse.

Getting this website to talk to you.

The BBC provides more information on optimising your browser to talk to you in various different ways and is available via the Screenreaders and Talking Browsers pages.

Translating

Google's free translate service instantly translates words, phrases, and web pages using its language database between English and over 100 different languages. Some references may not always be accurate, such as medical or technical terms, due to the specifics nature of the term.

Limitations and alternatives

  • None recorded currently

Assessment approach

The Health Informatics Service assessed the accessibility of the this website by self-evaluation.