Accessibility statement

This accessibility statement applies to the Greater Manchester Health Hub website, as available at https://www.gmhealthhub.org/

This website is run by Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership. 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 has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible this website is

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

•you cannot modify the line height or spacing of text

•most older PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software

•you cannot skip to the main content when using a screen reader

•there’s a limit to how far you can magnify the map on our ‘Smoking > Help to quit near you’ page

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy reader audio recordings.

Email: gm.hscinfo@nhs.net

Call: 0161 742 6023

Write to us at Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, 4th Floor, 3 Piccadilly Place, London Road, Manchester, M1 3BN

We’ll consider your request and get back to you within 28 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, contact: gm.hscinfo@nhs.net, or write to Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, 4th Floor, 3 Piccadilly Place, London Road, Manchester, M1 3BN

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, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Contacting us by phone or visiting us in person

Find out how to contact us, or write to Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, 4th Floor, 3 Piccadilly Place, London Road, Manchester, M1 3BN. We can also. be called on 0161 742 6023.

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership 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 partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to ‘exemptions’ listed below.

Non-accessible content

NA

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

NA

Disproportionate burden

NA

Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

PDFs and other documents We are aware that not all parts of this website are fully accessible.

ARIA Tags

There are a number of 'ARIA' tags in the site header which are hidden; this is because they link to external social media sources, and so are not considered a core functionality of the website.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We will ensure that all new document uploads to the site are provided in an accessible format.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 23/09/2020. It was last reviewed on 23/09/2020.