Our policies

Governance of the NHS website

Find out about the governance of the NHS website

Content policy

The NHS website policies on how we create objective and trustworthy information and guidance on all aspects of health and healthcare

Behind the Headlines policy and process

Find out how we create content for our Behind the Headlines service

The Information Standard

Find out what the Information Standard scheme is and how our certification affects the way we produce information

Linking from the NHS website

Find out how we choose the links on the NHS website and how to request a link to your website

Terms and conditions

Information on NHS website terms and conditions

Your privacy on the NHS website

This privacy policy covers what we collect and how we use, disclose, transfer and store your information.

Cookies policy

Read about the cookies policy for the NHS website, including how cookies are used to improve services for you

Comments policy

Learn about the policies for rating and reviewing NHS services

Requests for research support

Information on how to get research support from the NHS website