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Accessibility statement

This accessibility statement applies to www.nhs.uk/better-health.

This website is run by NHS Digital on behalf of Public Health England. 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 screenreader.

We have 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:

  • some users may experience issues with the video content, which is not yet fully accessible
  • when using assistive technologies some users may experience issues with navigating video menu items
  • some users will be unable to navigate the cookie banner policy options using their keyboard

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille, please email betterhealth@phe.gov.uk.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We are always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we are not meeting accessibility requirements, please email betterhealth@phe.gov.uk.

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 are not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Technical information about this website's accessibility

NHS Digital is committed to making its websites 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 the non-compliances listed below.

Non-accessible content

  • The video menu navigation is labelled incorrectly. This does not comply with the Web Content Accessibility Guideline v2.1 (A) 4.1.2 Name, Role, Value.
  • Videos presented on the homepage and home workout videos page are not identified by accessible text. This does not comply with Web Content Accessibility Guideline v2.1 (A) 1.1.1 Non-Text Content.
  • The cookie policy options are skipped over and cannot be selected using tab. This does not comply with Web Content Accessibility Guideline v2.1 (A) 2.1 Keyboard Accessible.
  • There is no audio description for the video content. This does not comply with Web Content Accessibility Guideline v2.1 (AA) 1.2.5 Audio Description (pre-recorded).

What we are doing to improve accessibility

We expect to have fixed the issues listed above by 30 June 2021.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 8 July 2020. It was last reviewed on 22 April 2021.

This website was last tested on 7 July 2020. The test was carried out by Zoonou, which tested all the content on this website.