Accessibility statement

This statement applies to content published on the www.nottinghamshirehealthcare.nhs.uk and www.letstalkwellbeing.co.uk domains.

These websites are run by Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and are designed to be used by as many people as possible. The text should be clear and simple to understand. You should be able to:

  • zoom in up to 300% without problems
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • use most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

 

Other languages

Visitors to our site who wish to access information in other languages may wish to use the website translation tool built into their browser of choice.

 

How accessible this website is

Parts of this website are not fully accessible. For example:

  • some pages and document attachments are not clearly written
  • some tables do not have row headers
  • some pages have poor colour contrast
  • some heading elements are not consistent
  • some images do not have good alternative text
  • many documents are in PDF format and are not accessible

 

How to request content in an accessible format

If you need information in a different format contact us or email communications@nottshc.nhs.uk and tell us:

  • the web address (URL) of the content
  • your name and email address
  • the format you need, for example, audio CD, braille, BSL or large print, accessible PDF
  • you may wish to use the ‘Rate this page or report a problem’ webform available at the bottom of all pages to request content in an accessible format

 

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

If you find any problems that are not listed on this page or you think we’re not meeting the accessibility requirements, contact us or email communications@nottshc.nhs.uk.

 

Enforcement procedure

If you contact us with a complaint and you’re not happy with our response contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’).

 

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is committed to making its websites accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.

 

Non-accessible content

The content that is not accessible is outlined below with details of where it fails the success criteria and planned dates for when issues will be fixed.

  • Focused links and buttons sometimes do not have enough contrast. This fails WCAG 1.4.3 Contrast (Minimum). We plan to fix this by 23 September 2020.
  • Display text sometimes does not have enough contrast. This fails WCAG 1.4.3 Contrast (Minimum). We plan to fix this by 23 September 2020.

 

Disproportionate burden

Not applicable.

 

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

The following content does not need to comply with the accessibility requirement until September 2020, because it was published before September 2018.

  • Images on pages do not always have suitable alternative text and some have incomplete text. This fails WCAG 1.1.1A success criterion (Non-text Content). We plan to identify and fix these by March 2021.
  • Videos on pages do not always have suitable captions and audio description. This fails WCAG 2.1A success criteria 1.2.2 (Captions (Prerecorded). We plan to identify and fix these by March 2021.

 

PDFs and other documents

Many documents are not accessible in several ways including missing text alternatives and missing document structure.

Contact us or email communications@nottshc.nhs.uk to report any problems or request documents in an alternative format.

 

How we tested this website

This website was and is currently being tested for compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines V2.1 level A and level AA, and these tests have been carried out internally.

 

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We plan to identify and fix issues according to the timescales shown for each area above.

This statement was prepared on 9 September 2020. It was last updated on 9 September 2010.

 

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