Accessibility statement

Accessibility statement for Wessex Healthier Together website

This accessibility statement applies to https://what0-18.nhs.uk/. We are committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability.

We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • zoom in up to 200% without the text spilling off the screen
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader

Update or amend the accessibility settings using this icon:

Screenshot of the accessibility toolbar

 

You’ll find it at the bottom of every page of this site.

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible so that it can be understood by all.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible this website is

We are aware that some aspects of this website are not fully accessible:

  • some PDF documents are present and may not be accessible from screen readers.
  • some infographics may not be accessible from screen readers.
Feedback and reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or if you think there is an area where we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, please email healthiertogether@uhs.nhs.uk 

Enforcement procedure

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’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Wessex Healthier Together is committed to making its website 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.

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

  • Some infographics do not have a text alternative, so people using a screen reader cannot access the information. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.1.1 (non-text content). We have kept our use of infographics to a minimum.
  • We are looking to complete a full accessibility review in the near future, and this statement will be updated accordingly.

This statement was prepared in March 2022. The test was carried out by manual testing in conjunction with our web developer, Frank.

We will test this site for accessibility on a regular basis. We will record here the date of the most recent site test, specifying the dates by which any identified issues will be fixed.

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