Accessibility

The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. We are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website and, in doing so, adhere to many of the available standards and guidelines.

This website endeavours to conform to level double-A of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0. These guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities. Compliance with these guidelines will help make the web more user friendly for all people. The Government requires that all public sector websites should meet the W3C's guidelines on accessibility to WAI Level AA standard visit the website for more information at: http://www.w3.org/WAI/


Change text size
You can use the icons at the top of every web page to change the size of the text that appears on this website.

High Contrast
You can click on the ‘High Contrast’ button to see a high visibility colour scheme.

Browser settings
In addition to the features on our site, there are a number of changes that everyone can make to their browser or computer to improve the accessibility of the web in general.

Changing you browser settings so that it changes the text size for all the websites that you visit. The technique for doing this is slightly different depending on the browser that you use:

  • Internet Explorer 7/8: Select the 'Page' menu, then one of the options under 'Zoom' or 'Text Size'. The default setting is 'Medium'
  • Internet Explorer 6: Select the 'View' menu, and select one of the options under 'Text Size'
  • Mozilla Firefox: Select the 'View' menu, then 'Text Size', then select Increase, Decrease or Normal
  • Opera: Select the 'View' menu, then one of the 'Zoom' percentage options
  • Netscape: Select the 'View' menu, then one of the 'Text Zoom' options

Other browsers may also have similar options available. Please consult the documentation provided with your browser if similar options to the ones above aren't available.


Downloading documents
Downloadable documents on this site are provided in a variety of formats. The most common are PDF, Word and Excel.

Most computers already have the software to open these document formats. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader (for reading PDFs), it is available from the Adobe website www.adobe.com .


Accessibility standards compliance
This site has been built using a content management system (CMS) called Kentico. It uses code compliant with W3C standards for XHTML and CSS. The site displays correctly in current browsers, and using standards compliant XHTML/CSS code means any future browsers will also display it correctly.
 

Contact us
If you have problems using any part of our site please us know so that we can investigate the problem. You can submit comments about the website using the Contact Us online form.
 

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