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Accessibility Statement

Accessibility Statement for Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.

Additional accessibility considerations

We are close to launching our new hospital website and are working towards the WCAG 2.1 level AA accessibility standard.

Feedback

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust:

  • Phone: 020 8934 3614
  • E-mail: khft.comms@nhs.net
  • Visitor address: Galsworthy Road, Kingston upon Thames
  • Postal address: KT2 7QB

We try to respond to feedback within 2 business days.

Technical specifications

Accessibility of Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • PHP
  • jQuery
  • ASP.NET

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Assessment approach

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust assessed the accessibility of Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust by the following approaches:

  • Self-evaluation
  • We will be conducting an accessibility audit of the new website which we will soon be launching.

This statement was created on 23 September 2020 using the W3C Accessibility Statement Generator Tool.

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