We are committed to ensuring that everyone can access our website and our website has been designed and developed in accordance with web standards and we aim to meet or exceed Level AA of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

We hope that you're enjoying using this website and are not experiencing any problems. However, if you do have difficulty viewing the site, there are some things you can do to make it easier:


At the top right of every page is a drop down menu entitled 'translate page' where you can select your preferred language. The content of the web page will then be translated for you via Google's translate function.

Listen To This Website

You can choose to listen to (rather than read) the information on this website using BrowseAloud Plus. BrowseAloud Plus offers a range of accessibility options, including language translations and text resize.

Text Only

There is the option to view a higher contrast, text only version of this website where you can choose the text and background colours, fonts and text sizes according to your individual needs.

Get Help With Accessibility

NHS Choices has worked in partnership with AbilityNet, a national charity that helps disabled adults and children to use computers and the internet. Their Help With Accessibility Guide provides comprehensive, step-by-step instructions on how to adjust your computer and browser according to your needs, such as for sight or hearing problems. This includes information such as how to make the text larger in different browsers, change your keyboard or mouse settings, or increase colour contrast.

Contact Us

If you are still experiencing problems, or have suggestions to improved the accessibilty of this website you can also email us at