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.

Access Keys

Access keys let you navgate around a website without using a mouse. You may find them a convenient way to move to selected pages of this website without having to move your mouse at all.
 
Access keys on this website
You can use the following access keys on this website:
 
s - Skip navigation
1 - Home page
2 - News
3 - Site map
4 - Search
5 - FAQs
6 - PALS (Patient and Liaison Services)
7 - Freedom of Information 
8 - Disclaimer
9 - Contact us
0 - Access key details
 
Using access keys
How to operate access keys depends on your computer operating system (e.g Microsoft Windows or Mac based operating systems) and which Internet browser you are using. 
 
Firefox version 2 (or later)
On Windows: Hold down the ALT and SHIFT keys and the number of the access key
On Macs: hold down the CTRL key and press the number of the access key
 
Google Chrome 3 (or later)
On Windows: Hold down the ALT key and press the number of the access key
On Macs: Hold down the CTRL and OPT keys and press the number of the access key
 
Internet Explorer
On Windows: Versions 6 or 7: Hold down the ALT key and press the number of the access key, then press ENTER
 
On Windows: Version 8 (or later): Hold down the ALT key and press the number of the access key
 
Opera
On Windows and Macs: Hold down the SHIFT and ESC keys simulataneously and press the number of the access key
 
Safari 4 (or later)
On Windows: Hold down the ALT key and press the number of the access key
On Macs: Hold down the CTRL key and press the number of the access key
 
 

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.