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Accessibility statement for the New Hospitals Programme website

This statement covers this website only – https://newhospitals.info

This website is run by the Lancashire and South Cumbria New Hospitals team.

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 most of 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 (opens in new window) has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible is this website?

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

  • live video streams do not have captions

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format like large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:

We’ll get back to you within ten working days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

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 contact the New Hospitals Programme team by email at [email protected] (opens in new window)

Enforcement procedure

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, please contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS) (opens in new window).

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

The Lancashire and South Cumbria New Hospitals Programme is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance status 

This website is compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 (opens in new window) AA standard.

Content not within the scope of accessibility regulations

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 5 May 2021. It was last reviewed on 5 May 2021.

This website was last tested on 5 May 2021. The test was carried out by the Lancashire and South Cumbria New Hospitals Programme team.

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