Accessibility information about the Wakefield District Health & Care Partnership website

This accessibility information applies to http://www.wakefielddistricthcp.co.uk/  This website is run by Wakefield District Health and Care Partnership.

Accessibility regulations mean public sector organisations have a legal duty to make sure websites meet accessibility requirements. We are committed to trying to make this website accessible for all and aim to achieve the recommended government standard for web accessibility (WCAG 2.1 AA).

We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. As a user with accessible needs, you should be able to:

  • Zoom in up to 300% with text staying visible on 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

We also aim to make the website text as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet (links to an external site) has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

The website is designed to be compatible with assistive technologies and the last two versions of the browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Safari. In older browsers, some aspects of the website may not display optimally. The website is not designed for Internet Explorer.

Information on this website can be made available in other formats such as large print, and may be available in alternative languages or easy read on request.

Please call us on: 01924 315803 or email wyicb-wak.contactus@nhs.net to request assistance.

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements please let us know.

Enforcement procedure

If you are unhappy with the response you have received from us about your accessibility related issue, you can make a complaint by emailing wyicb-wak.contactus@nhs.net.

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) (links to an external site).

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Wakefield District Health and Care Partnership is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

We have used Wave (links to an external site) to test for accessibility issues.

This website has been checked with the Mac VoiceOver screen reader.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We are fixing content which fails to meet the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard. Any issues with third-party widgets will be fixed when the developer of those widgets update them to meet accessibility guidelines.

Please note that this website also contains a range of third party content and functionality. This may direct you to a related service, or partner we work with, where we are not responsible for the accessibility of this content.

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