All public sector organisations have a legal duty to make sure websites and apps meet accessibility requirements.
As an organisation we are committed to making our website accessible and usable by people of all abilities.
Our aim is to achieve the recommended government standard for web accessibility (WCAG 2.1 AA) and to continue to improve the user experience for everyone by applying the relevant accessibility standards.
This accessibility statement applies to the Cheshire and Merseyside Microsoft 365 Optimisation Programme website.
It does not cover:
About the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 covers a wide range of recommendations for making Web content more accessible. These guidelines define three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA and outline four main principles that accessible websites should be:
With reference to these guidelines, this website aims to adhere to WCAG 2.1 level AA.
Within NHS Informatics Merseyside, we are constantly working towards improving the accessibility of our websites to ensure we provide equal access to all of our users. Therefore, if you have any feedback or concerns relating to the accessibility of any content on this website, or have ideas or comments that would help us improve the accessibility and usability of this website, please get in touch.
If you have encountered a specific problem with the site, please include the web address or URL where you experienced difficulty and describe the specific problem(s) you have encountered.
The accessibility of this website relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:
These technologies are relied on for conformance with the accessibility standards used.
NHS Informatics Merseyside assessed the accessibility of this website through self-evaluation. Conformance is regularly reviewed and assessed using automated tools. Accessibility training is also provided to content authors to ensure best practice is adhered to.
This Accessibility Statement was approved by:
NHS Informatics Merseyside Communications and Development Service.