NHSScotland is committed to making this website accessible and usable to all users.
Information to help you use and access information on the site is available below.
The website has been built using cascading style sheets (CSS), this allows visitors to the site to make certain changes to the way the site looks, for example:
For information on how to make these changes, please visits the BBC's website "My Way My Web" (http://www.bbc.co.uk/accessibility/), which provides lots of help on changing settings to suit your needs.
The NHSScotland Management Training Scheme website offers a link to BrowseAloud from the homepage.
BrowseAloud reads web pages aloud for people who find it difficult to read online. Reading large amounts of text on screen can be difficult for those with literacy and visual impairments.
BrowseAloud is a free tool and can be downloaded via the link below: http://www.browsealoud.com/page.asp?pg_id=80004
Our central web pages are constructed in accordance the principles and guidelines detailed in the W3C's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 - www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/.
The website is built using XSLT and CSS according to the guidelines above. Page content has been structured with appropriate headings and visual media, such as images, have alternative text. Where possible, tables are used only to display tabular data (with summary attributes.)
To get the most from our website, the following should be in place on your machine:
1. An up-to-date browser version of one of the following:
3. An up-to-date version of Adobe Reader: http://get.adobe.com/uk/reader/
If you encounter any accessibility problems when using this site, please contact the Web Team - firstname.lastname@example.org
We continue to make accessibility and usability improvements to our website in response to user feedback, so please feel free to let us know any way to feel we could improve the site.
This website is edited by several different people, so sometimes information will be posted on the site that doesn't meet our standards of accessibility. We monitor the site, and regularly train editors, to ensure this doesn't happen: but we're only human. If you come across information that you feel is inaccessible, please let us know.