Access Keys provide alternative navigation without using a mouse. The site follows UK Government Access Key guidelines:
key 0 - Privacy/legal
key 1 - Accessibility
key A - Home
key B - FAQ
key C - Contact
key D - Site map
key E - Stay Informed
S - Jump to page content
To use Access Keys hold down either Alt, Ctrl or Shift (depending on your browser) with the Access Key (listed above) and press the Enter key (if required).
Images have alt text where they add to the comprehension of the page. All trivial images have null Alt text.
To increase the text size on the pages simply adjust your browser's settings:- Microsoft Internet Explorer: go to the 'View' menu, select 'Text Size' and then either 'Larger' or 'Largest'.
Testing of this site was carried out by Amberlight and meets the W3C priority 1 and priority 2 levels.
For information on PDF files and accessibility visit access.adobe.com (new window)
The Department of Health is not responsible for content or accessibility of external links.
Below you will find links to help you tailor your current browser to your needs, alternative browsers or add-ons. Please note the links below will open in a new browser window.