NHS Education for Scotland (NES) 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 Improve Readability of This Site

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:

  • 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":, which provides lots of help on changing settings to suit your needs.

WAI Standards

Our central web pages are constructed in accordance with the principles and guidance detailed in the W3C's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0

The site is built using HTML and CSS according with the guidelines above. Page content has been structured with appropriate headings and visual media, such as images, has 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. Up-to-date version of Adobe Reader:

Relevant Accessibility Links