Management Training Scheme (MTS)


Accessibility

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.

How to change the way this website looks to help readability

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:

  • The size of text can be changed
  • The colours of the site can be changed
  • Screen magnification can be employed
  • Alternative style sheets can be employed

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.

How to hear this website

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

Help with navigation

  1. All pages on the website contain a link to the homepage, which can be accessed by clicking the 'NHSScotland' logo in the header, or the Home link on the menu.
  2. All pages include a search box.
  3. Breadcrumb navigation is available on all of the site's internal pages, this should help users retrace their steps through the website.
  4. A Site Map can be found in the footer of every page.

WAI standards

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:

2. Javascript should be enabled

3. An up-to-date version of Adobe Reader: http://get.adobe.com/uk/reader/

Contact us

If you encounter any accessibility problems when using this site, please contact the Web Team - webmaster@nes.scot.nhs.uk

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.

Relevant accessibility links




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