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Accessibility

Great Ormond Street Hospital is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience. We actively work to ensure that our website is accessible and usable by people of all abilities.

Accessibility guidelines

The website has been built to enable Level AA accessibility.

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities. Conformance with these guidelines also makes web content more user friendly for all people.

Web standards and technologies

This website has been built to comply with W3C standards for HTML and CSS. These technologies are relied upon throughout the site. The site displays correctly in all popular browsers, and degrades gracefully in older browsers.

The website has been designed to work on Windows and Macintosh systems, at a minimum supporting the following web browsers: Internet Explorer 11 and Edge (Windows only), Mozilla Firefox 54 (Macintosh and Windows), Safari 9 (Macintosh and Windows), and Chrome 60 (Macintosh and Windows).

The website is compatible with a full range of common smart phones and tablet devices. Mobile browsers supported include the latest Android browser and Safari Mobile running the following operating systems: Apple iOs 9 and Android 6.

In addition, this website uses JavaScript. This technology is relied upon and the website will not work without it.

Conformance date

This accessibility statement was issued on 27.11.17.

Contact information

We are continually working to maintain the accessibility of this website. If you experience any problem accessing the site then please contact us.

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