The following access keys have been set up in order to facilitate keyboard navigation of this site:
To use these access keys hold down the following keys:
- ALT key, followed by the desired key and press ENTER
eg: hold down ALT + 3 then ENTER
(for Microsoft's Internet Explorer; Google Chrome)
- ALT + SHIFT keys, followed by the desired key
- CTRL key followed by the desired key
(for Macintosh users)
Access keys for Opera users may be found here: http://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/nomouse/
Some documents on our site will require either Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat to be installed on your computer. Adobe Acrobat Reader can be downloaded for free. If you do not have Microsoft Word installed on your computer you can download the free Word Viewer. Please follow the links below:
- Download Adobe Acrobat Reader
- Download Microsoft Word Viewer
Text Size and Screen Colours
The standard font used on this site is Arial 10. You can change the text size, however by using the + and - controls at the top of the page.
You can also change the contrast by clicking on the change contrast button at the top of the screen.
The design and build of this web site has been governed by various standards. These include:
Customising our site to suit you
Our site can be resized in all modern browsers, giving control over the website’s appearance to our users.
If you are having difficulties viewing our pages, most browsers allow users to change the settings to alter the way pages are displayed, which may improve readability. Most browsers allow you to:
- Ignore settings specified by a web page
- Change the font size
- Change the font style
- Change the font colour
- Change the background colour
- Stop images downloading (so they are not visible)
You can read more about this on the main NHS website: http://www.nhs.uk/accessibility/Pages/InternetExplorer.aspx.
Information on this website can be provided in different languages and formats (for example Braille or audio tape) if required. Please contact the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) if you need any information provided in a different format. Alternatively, please see our Translation page regarding obtaining information in a specific language.