Accessibility statement for leder.nhs.uk
This accessibility statement applies to leder.nhs.uk.
This website is run by NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit.
We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:
- change colours, contrast levels and fonts
- zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
- navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
- navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
- listen to the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)
We've also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.
AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.
How accessible this website is
We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:
- most older PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software
Feedback and contact information
If you need information on this website in a different format you can contact us by:
- call 01278 727 411, Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
We'll consider your request and get back to you in 10 days.
Reporting accessibility problems with this website
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).
Technical information about this website's accessibility
NHS South, Central and West Commissioning support unit is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to non-accessible content listed below.
The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.
- Some older PDFs do not meet accessibility standards, and as such may not be structured in a way that is accessible to a screen reader.
PDF annual reports and the associated easy read files for 2019, 2020.
Content that's not within the scope of the accessibility regulations
PDFs and other documents
Some of our PDFs and Word documents are essential to providing our services. For example, we have PDFs with information on how users can access our services, and forms published as Word documents. By September 2024, we plan to either fix these or replace them with accessible HTML pages.
The accessibility regulations do not require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they're not essential to providing our services. For example, we do not plan to fix LeDeR annual report 2018 PDF
Any new PDFs or Word documents we publish will meet accessibility standards.
What we're doing to improve accessibility
- Any new documents created by us and published will either be HTML or in accessible format.
- Our accessibility compliance will be reviewed every 6 months
- Every new release of this website will be designed, built and tested to meet 'AA' standards
Preparation of this accessibility statement
This statement was prepared October 2021. It was last reviewed November 2023.
This website was last tested August 2023. The test was carried out in collaboration with Shaw Trust accessibility services. Shaw Trust Web Accreditation of this site