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We are always looking for ways to make our website as accessible as possible for everyone who uses it. We have taken steps to ensure that the core of this site is as accessible as possible to all.

Accessible Information Standard

Since 1st August 2016, all NHS organisations have been legally required to follow the Accessible Information Standard (AIS).

The standard aims to make sure that people who have a disability, impairment or sensory loss are provided with information that they can easily read or understand and with support so they can communicate effectively with health and social care services.

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

We are committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to non-accessible content listed below.

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.

  • Some PDFs created after 23 September 2018 do not meet accessibility standards. We endeavour to fix these accessibility issues. In the meantime if information is required in a different format please contact us at

Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

PDFs and other documents

The accessibility regulations do not require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they’re not essential to providing our services. However, any new PDFs or Word documents we publish will meet accessibility standards.

Increasing the size of your text

To increase the text size on the website, click on the 'Accessability' link at the top of every page.

Alternatively you can increase the size of your text within your browser is by zooming into the webpage:

  • Windows users: press CTRL and + at the same time to zoom in and CTRL and - to zoom out
  • Mac users: press CMD and + at the same time to zoom in and CMD and - to zoom out

Your feedback

Your feedback regarding our website and its accessibility is very important to us. If you do have any feedback regarding accessibility or any suggestions for improvement then please email us via

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