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Help with linking to NHS Choices

NHS Choices welcomes and encourages other websites to link to it. This section provides some simple guidelines on how to link to us.

1. Linking to NHS Choices

To offer users a better experience, consider using descriptive anchor text and linking directly to the relevant NHS Choices article page.

Source code guidance – for reasons of accessibility we recommend that you use titles when creating links. This will enable screenreaders to read out the link to the user. The title will also appear to users when hovering over the link with their mouse, giving additional information of what to expect from the page they are being directed to. Get help with accessibility.

2. Links from this website

On NHS Choices you'll find links to other websites owned and operated by third parties. These links are not endorsements or recommendations. 

We have no control over the contents of third party websites, and NHS Choices accepts no responsibility for them, or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. Also read our Terms and Conditions.

3. Removal of links

By adding links to NHS Choices you also agree that, should we request the deletion of a link to our website, you will delete the link promptly.

If you would like us to remove a link to your website from NHS Choices, please contact us by emailing servicedesk@nhschoices.nhs.uk. Note that unless you have a legal right to demand removal, such removal will be at our discretion.

4. NHS Choices logo

If you wish to put a logo link to NHS Choices on your homepage, you can use one of the following graphics as a visual link to NHS Choices.

Please do not reduce the size of these graphics as it will make the text unreadable.

Should you have any further questions about this linking policy, please contact us by emailing servicedesk@nhschoices.nhs.uk.

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Page last reviewed: 08/08/2014

Next review due: 08/08/2016

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