Accessibility

This site has been designed to be Accessible.

It has been given a provisional accessibilty rating of A.

Access Keys

Access Keys provide a quick way to navigate round the site without using a mouse, and on this site are based on the UK Government Access Keys system.

The keys are used in conjuction with Alt or Ctrl and Enter keys which vary depending on your browser.

  1. Hold down
    • 'Alt' key if using Internet Explorer for Windows
    • 'Ctrl' key if using Mozilla/Firefox, or if using Internet Explorer or Safari on a Mac
    • 'Shift' and 'Esc' together if using Opera (note Opera ignores numeric Access Keys)
  2. and simultaneously select a key from the list below
    • A - Accessibility and accesskey details
    • B - Navigate Back a page
    • C - Page content
    • J - Main navigation
    • K - Return to the Top of the page
    • M - Site map
    • N - Use Normal font sizes throughout the site
    • O - Secondary navigation
    • P - Print the current page
    • R - Related Content
    • S - Search engine
    • Y - Use Large font sizes throughout the site
    • Z - View our Privacy Policy

    • 1 Home
    • 2 About Us
    • 3 News
    • 4 Services
    • 5 Hospitals
    • 6 Your Health
    • 7 Recruitment
    • 8 Links
  3. then press 'Enter' if using Internet Explorer for Windows PC - other browsers go to the page immediately

These keys have been selected so as not to conflict with those in use by assistive technologies such as JAWS, Supernova and HomePageReader.

Screen Reader Setting Recommendations

Users of screen readers should note that this site makes use of Title and Acronym, and so will gain more from the site if they configure their screen reader to pick up these attributes.

For users of JAWS we recommend the following sort order title|text|alt|href as the best combination to set.

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